silk road anonymous marketplace (DOJ)

Andrew Couts filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy of the United States of America.

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From: Patrick Howell O'Neill

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All records on, about, mentioning or concerning "SecureDrop" (aka: An online anonymous and open source whistleblower submission system accessible over the Tor anonymity network. It's utilized by journalists from The Guardian, The New Yorker, The Intercept, The Washington Post, ProPublica, Forbes, and more.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, and is not being made 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.


Patrick Howell O'Neill

From: MRUFOIA Requests

Mr. O’Neill,

Please see the attached response to your FOIA request. Please note, your request has been assigned tracking number EMRUFOIA031015-1.


From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The FOIA request copied below has been forwarded to your office for processing. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

From: OIP.IR Staff

Dear Mr. O'Neill:

Attached please find our final response to the above-referenced Freedom of Information Act request. Thank you.

Initial Request Staff
Office of Information Policy
Department of Justice