|Submitted||Dec. 16, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
Procedures, instructions, relevant materials regarding the insertion of implants or surveillance components into Hewlett Packard (HP) computers, laptops, servers and relevant equipment pursuant to court order under any authority. Specifically requested are procedures, instructions, relevant materials regarding the insertion of implants or surveillance components into Hewlett Packard (HP) computers, laptops, servers under authorities granted in USA PATRIOT Act, Pub. L. No. 107-56 §505(a), 115 Stat. 272, 365 (2001) , including recent revisions; C.f. USA FREEDOM Act of 2015, Pub. L. No. 114-23, 129 Stat. 268, and as facilitated by other agencies. Please provide records responsive to this request for the years 2001, 2002, and 2003. Thank you!
For reference, and in preemptive denial of Glomar applicability,
Carly Fiorina, the GOP presidential hopeful and former Hewlett-Packard CEO, began her close ties with the United States’ intelligence community shortly after receiving a phone call from Michael Hayden, then head of the National Security Agency, in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil.
The spy chief had a request. He sought equipment to build an immense domestic surveillance program, urgently authorized by President George W. Bush."""
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, DVD-R, or BD-R 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.
The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 16, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.