Seeking USTR Classification/Declassification Reports to ISOO

Mike Masnick filed this request with the U.S. Trade Representative of the United States of America.


From: Mike Masnick

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The USTR's "Classification/Declassification Report to ISOO" as required by Executive Order 13526, and which was required to be published by June 27th, 2012.

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.


Mike Masnick

From: MuckRock


I wanted to follow up on this public records request. Can you please send a confirmation that it has been received and is being processed?

From: US Trade Representative