Sharing of Computer/Technology Exploits (Central Intelligence Agency)

Joseph Cox filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Joseph Cox

To Whom It May Concern:

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

### Background ###

Multiple parts of the US government make use of exploits in computers and other technology, including the CIA, NSA, and FBI. In some instances, agencies may share these tools with other US government agencies, or with partners overseas.

### Request ###

- All policy documents, guidelines, or directives about, concerning, or related to the sharing of computer/technology exploits with other US government agencies and/or partners overseas, from January 1st 2012 to the date of this request.

In order to help to determine my status to assess fees, you should know that I am a journalist writing for Motherboard, VICE's technology and science site, and that this request is being made as part of news gathering.

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.


Joseph Cox

From: Central Intelligence Agency

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.