Terminated .gov Domain Names

Donald Triplett III filed this request with the General Services Administration of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # GSA-2015-000251
Status
Completed

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From: Donald Triplett III

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A list of all ".gov" or dot-gov domain names that have been terminated (including the reasons for termination) within the last ten years preceding the date this request is processed. If a list is not available, please provide copies of any/all notices of termination.

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Donald Triplett III

From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d2804ede56)
* Tracking Number: GSA-2015-000251
* Requester Name: Donald Triplett Triplett
* Date Submitted: 12/18/2014
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
A list of all ".gov" or dot-gov domain names that have been terminated (including the reasons for termination) within the last ten years preceding the date this request is processed. If a list is not available, please provide copies of any/all notices of termination.

From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request GSA-2015-000251 has been
determined to be not applicable as the request is not billable.
Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on:
12/18/2014
* Request Long Description:
A list of all ".gov" or dot-gov domain names that have been terminated (including the reasons for termination) within the last ten years preceding the date this request is processed. If a list is not available, please provide copies of any/all notices of termination.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #GSA-2015-000252 ; GSA-2015-000251.

Thank you for your help.

From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

Good afternoon Mr. Donald Triplett:

We received your request in the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Office and assigned control GSA-2015-000251. Please refer to this number in all future correspondence concerning this request. We have twenty (20) workdays in which to respond (excluding Federal Holidays).

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Respectfully,
Freedom of Information Act
Requester Service Center
U.S General Service Administration
1800 F Street, Northwest, Room 7300
Washington, DC 20405
Toll Free number: (855)-675- FOIA
Fax number: (202) 501-2727

  • GSA-2015-000251 - U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Acknowled

From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

Good Morning Mr.  Donald Triplett:
This is in reference to your GSA Freedom of Information Act Request(s): GSA-2015-000251 and GSA-2015-000252 , in which you requested:  "A list of all requests or applications for ".gov" or dot-gov domain names that were rejected within the last ten years preceding the date this request is processed, including the names of the organizations, the rejected domain names, and any reasons for rejection. If a list is not available, please provide copies of all rejected applications and any notices of rejection".
We have been advised that the above mentioned FOIA requests are "Duplicate Request(s)".  Therefore, we are advising you that FOIA request GSA-2015-000252 will be cancelled.  We are currently responding to FOIA request GSA-2015-000251 and will make that information available to you upon completion.
Please feel free to contact this office at our Toll Free Number 1-855-675-FOIA or by email at gsa.foia@gsa.gov (mailto:gsa.foia@gsa.gov) to inquire about the status of your request.
Respectfully,
Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center
U.S. General Services Administration
1800 F Street, Northwest, Room 7300
Washington, DC 20405

  • GSA-2015-000251 and GSA-2015-000252 - Duplicate FOIA Request(s)

From: Donald Triplett III

To Whom It May Concern:

I request that GSA-2015-000252 be immediately reopened as it was inappropriately closed as a duplicate request. GSA-2015-000251 is a request for dot-gov domain names that were terminated, while GSA-2015-000252 is a request for dot-gov domain name applications that were submitted and rejected.

Specifically, 251 was a request for:
"A list of all ".gov" or dot-gov domain names that have been terminated (including the reasons for termination) within the last ten years preceding the date this request is processed. If a list is not available, please provide copies of any/all notices of termination."

The request for rejection notices, 252, reads as follows:
"A list of all requests or applications for ".gov" or dot-gov domain names that were rejected within the last ten years preceding the date this request is processed, including the names of the organizations, the rejected domain names, and any reasons for rejection. If a list is not available, please provide copies of all rejected applications and any notices of rejection."

On the dotgov.gov website, under policy (https://www.dotgov.gov/portal/web/dotgov/policy), Sec. 102-173.95 makes clear that organizations who operate websites in violation of GSA's conditions will have their domain name terminated. On the other hand, Sec. 102-173.80 makes clear that, "If you are ineligible, or if the information provided is incorrect or incomplete, your registration will be REJECTED and a notice will be sent to you stating the reason for rejection." (Emphasis mine.)

I would respectfully request that GSA-2015-000252 be immediately reopened and processed.

Sincerely,
Donald Triplett

From: GSA FOIA

Good Morning Mr. Donald Triplett:

This is in reference to your GSA Freedom of Information Act Request(s): GSA-
2015-000251 and GSA-2015-000252. This is to advise you that both
request(s) as stated are currently under review and will be made available
to you upon completion.

Please feel free to contact this office at our Toll Free Number
1-855-675-FOIA or by email at gsa.foia@gsa.gov (mailto:gsa.foia@gsa.gov) to
inquire about the status of your request.

Respectfully,
Freedom of Information Act
Requester Service Center
U.S. General Services Administration
1800 F Street, Northwest, Room 7300
Washington, DC 20405
Toll Free number:(855) 675-FOIA
Fax number:(202) 501-2727

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From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

GSA-2015-000251 has been processed with the following final disposition: Full grant.
Given the nature of this request, some records are only being released to you as the requester. If you have an account in FOIAonline, you may access those records by logging into FOIAonline. Otherwise, those responsive records will be sent via the method agreed upon with the FOIA processor. (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/home?objectId=090004d2804ede56)

  • GSA-2015-000251 Enclosure DotGov_Rejected Domains_2004 to 2014

  • GSA-2015-000251 Mr. Donald Triplett III, Final Response Letter

From: Donald Triplett III

To Whom It May Concern:

Thank you for your initial response for documents responsive to my request for rejected domain names.

As per your previous email, an improperly closed request for a list of domain names that have been terminated, rather than rejected, should have been provided with this response. However, none such list was provided.

For your convenience, the improperly closed request was for as follows:
"A list of all ".gov" or dot-gov domain names that have been terminated (including the reasons for termination) within the last ten years preceding the date this request is processed. If a list is not available, please provide copies of any/all notices of termination."

Please provide me with documents responsive to the above request as soon as possible.

Sincerely,
Donald Triplett, III

From: Donald Triplett III

To Whom It May Concern:

Thank you for your reply. In the future, please direct all correspondence regarding these requests to this email address.

In addition to the final response letter, I only received one document in response to one of my requests, which was a list of domain names that were rejected. I did not receive a list of domain names which have been terminated.

Sincerely,
Donald Triplett, III

From: GSA FOIA

Mr. Triplett, III:

Please find the document(s) responsive to your request.

Thank you.

Respectfully,
Freedom of Information Act
Requester Service Center
U.S. General Services Administration
1800 F Street, Northwest, Room 7300
Washington, DC 20405
Toll Free number:(855) 675-FOIA
Fax number:(202) 501-2727

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This email message and any attachments to this
email message contain confidential information belonging to the sender,
which is legally privileged. The information is intended only for the use
of the individual or entity to whom it is addressed. Please do not forward
this message without permission. If you are not the intended recipient or
the employee or agent responsible for delivering it to the intended
recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying,
distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of
this transmission is strictly prohibited. If you have received this
transmission in error, please notify us immediately by telephone or return
email and delete and destroy the original email message, and attachments
thereto and all copies thereof.

  • GSA-2015-000609 Enclosure Termination of DotGov Domain Names

  • GSA-2015-000609 Mr. Donald Triplett III, Final Response Letter

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  • GSA-2015-000251 - U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Acknowled

  • GSA-2015-000251 and GSA-2015-000252 - Duplicate FOIA Request(s)

  • GSA-2015-000251 Enclosure DotGov_Rejected Domains_2004 to 2014

  • GSA-2015-000251 Mr. Donald Triplett III, Final Response Letter

  • GSA-2015-000609 Enclosure Termination of DotGov Domain Names

  • GSA-2015-000609 Mr. Donald Triplett III, Final Response Letter