Social Media Surveillance survey (Drug Enforcement Administration)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking # 17-00258-F
Status
Completed

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all contracts (as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, and materials), memorandums of understanding, and other equivalent agreements entered into by this agency with or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company, including but not limited to:

• BrightPlanet
• Geofeedia
• Intrado Inc.
• LifeRaft
• Magnet Forensics
• Media Sonar
• Signal Corporation
• ZeroFOX

Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• other bidder responses
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all performance work statements
• all deliverables inventories
• all invoices related to the deliverance of software, services, or goods

Please also include:

• all policies related to the acquisition and use of social media and surveillance software by individual officers and representatives of this agency
• all materials related to the use of any other social media platform, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Nextdoor, etc.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: DEA.FOIA

Good Morning Mr. Lipton:

Please see the attach status Letter regarding the FOIA request that you submitted to our office on January 18, 2017. If you have any questions please fill free to contact the GIS Specialist that is listed on your letter or call the mainline number listed below.

Respectfully yours,
Jewell Carroll
Program Specialist
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Unit (SARF)
(Desk) 202-307-4006; (fax) 202-307-8556
FOIA/PA Main Phone Line 202-307-7596

From: DEA.FOIA

Good evening Mr. Lipton,
Attached, you will find our response to your SARF case number 17-00258-F request.
Respectfully yours,
Joyce Whitley
Program Specialist
(desk) 202-353-1212; (fax) 202-307-8556
FOIA/PA Main Phone Line 202-307-7596

From: DEA.FOIA

Hello Mr. Lipton,

This is in response to the series of emails you submitted requesting a status update on FOIA request 17-00258-F. Please find attached a copy of our determination letter and 76 pages of responsive material regarding your FOIA request. If you have any further questions or concerns please feel to contact our Customer Service Hotline at 202-307-7596 or Government Information Specialist Deshelia Wallace at 202-307-4264.

Respectfully yours,
Deshelia Wallace
Government Information Specialist
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Unit (SARF)
(Desk) 202-307-4264; (fax) 202-307-8556
FOIA/PA Main Phone Line 202-307-7596

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