Friday, April 18, 2014

FOI Request

Records concerning Aaron Swartz and PACER

Requested by aaronsw on Dec. 10, 2010 for the Department of Justice, Criminal Division of United States of America and fufilled on March 11, 2011

Status: No Responsive Documents

From Aaron Swartz on Dec. 10, 2010:

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act. I hereby request the following records:

Documents related to me, Aaron Swartz, as well as any documents related to any associated PACER investigation.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Aaron Swartz
Filed via
E-mail (Preferred):
Daytime: (617) 299-1832
For mailed responses, please address:
185 Beacon St. #3
Somerville, MA 02143

From Department of Justice: Criminal Division on March 11, 2011:

No Responsive Documents
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