|Submitted||May 15, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
The first page of all Strategic Software Planning Corp (222 Third St., Cambridge Massachusetts, 02142) contracts with the FBI from 1980-1986. The software is described at https://books.google.com/books?id=1mW5f8lXoEYC&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq=%22Strategic+Software+Planning+Corp%22&source=bl&ots=-fAVf652cj&sig=zNI04-6uFKv3qhZ3_JYOznc0Gcc&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi6np2fotzMAhUIWCYKHau7AQkQ6AEIITAC#v=onepage&q=%22Strategic%20Software%20Planning%20Corp%22&f=false https://books.google.com/books?id=kVhEPmU8Z6IC&pg=RA1-PA92&lpg=RA1-PA92&dq=%22Strategic+Software+Planning+Corp%22&source=bl&ots=W9jMCoqWi9&sig=FyBGIpLz07Agy1XoXMe9wfCHE0g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi6np2fotzMAhUIWCYKHau7AQkQ6AEIHzAB#v=onepage&q=%22Strategic%20Software%20Planning%20Corp%22&f=false and the government asserted its use as a critical defense against claims of software piracy in the Inslaw affair, which has received widepsread media coverage.
I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have written widely read articles on the government and the intelligence community, such as andmagazine.com/us/1431865273.html 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.
Dear Mr. Best,
The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request and it will be forwarded to Initial Processing for review. Your request will be processed under the provisions of FOIPA and a response will be mailed to you at a later date.
Requests for fee waivers and expedited processing will be addressed once your request has been assigned an FOIPA request number. You will receive written notification of the FBI's decision.
Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov<http://www.fbi.gov>/, http://www.fbi.gov/foia/ or http://www.justice.gov/oip. If you require additional assistance please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
David P. Sobonya
Public Information Officer/GIS
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS)
FBI-Records Management Division
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843
Ofc: (540) 868-4593
Direct: (540) 868-4286
Fax: (540) 868-4391/4997
An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.
A no responsive documents response.
I am appealing the decision that all the records were destroyed, particularly as no information was given about when the records were destroyed or how the Bureau knows they were destroyed.
07/06/2016 03:30 PM FOIA Request: DOJ-AP-2016-003974
DOJ-AP-2016-003974 has been processed with the following final disposition: Affirmed on Appeal -- No records.