Leak referrals and consultations (Department of Commerce)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Department of Commerce of the United States of America .
Tracking #

DOC-OS-2021-000009

DOC-OS-2019-001377

Multi Request Leak referrals and consultations
Due July 11, 2019
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Emma North-Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of documents, including but not limited to emails, memos, letters, reports, briefs and call logs, referring to, discussing or generated as a result of referrals to and consultations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other components of the Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Civil Division, National Security Division, the Attorney General's office, etc.), regarding instances of unauthorized disclosures of information (AKA leaks) for investigation and/or prosecution between January 20, 1981 (or the date of creation of this agency, whichever came first) and the present.

I request "news media" status and a fee waiver, see attached.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Emma Best

From: Department of Commerce

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* Tracking Number: DOC-OS-2019-001377
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 05/29/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of documents, including but not limited to emails, memos, letters, reports, briefs and call logs, referring to, discussing or generated as a result of referrals to and consultations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other components of the Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Civil Division, National Security Division, the Attorney General's office, etc.), regarding instances of unauthorized disclosures of information (AKA leaks) for investigation and/or prosecution between January 20, 1981 (or the date of creation of this agency, whichever came first) and the present.

I request "news media" status and a fee waiver, see attached.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Emma Best

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From: Department of Commerce

Please see attached correspondence and respond accordingly.
Regards,
Khadija Khaalis
FOIA Analyst / DOC

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From: Emma North-Best

Yes I am still interested in this and every other FOIA request I have filed with your agency. Proceed with their processing.

From: Department of Commerce

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DOC-OS-2019-001377 has been
denied.

* Fee Waiver Original Justification:
As my primary purpose is to inform about government activities by
reporting on it and making the raw data available, I request that fees
be waived.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason:
NO response to Still Interested letter.

From: Department of Commerce

DOC-OS-2019-001377 has been processed with the following final disposition: Other.

From: Emma North-Best

I am appealing the rejection of this, as I did respond within the time frame. This is reflected on https://www.muckrock.com/foi/united-states-of-america-10/leak-referrals-and-consultations-department-of-commerce-74147/

From: Department of Commerce

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From: Department of Commerce

This message is to notify you of a new appeal submission to the FOIAonline application. Appeal information is as follows:

* Appeal Tracking Number: DOC-OS-2021-000009
* Request Tracking Number: DOC-OS-2019-001377
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 10/02/2020
* Appeal Status: Submitted
* Description:
I am appealing the rejection of this, as I did respond within the time frame. This is reflected on https://www.muckrock.com/foi/united-states-of-america-10/leak-referrals-and-consultations-department-of-commerce-74147/

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