Tor relay on DoD network (DISA)

Runa Sandvik filed this request with the Defense Information Systems Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Runa A. Sandvik

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. On June 7, 2010, a Tor relay with the nickname "LondonPipe" was running on a DoD network with the IP address

I hereby request all memoranda, briefs, emails, security alerts, policy guidance, records and any other documents including communications and procurements relating to this relay, as well as general Tor policy and guidance.

In order to process this request, please make sure to reach out to any network administration, IT security, and other IT personnel and IT departments that might reasonably monitor, direct policy, or otherwise come in contact with this network protocol.

Tor ( is a service which helps users protect their anonymity and privacy while using the Internet. A Tor relay is a server in the Tor network which receives and forwards encrypted user traffic to other servers in the network.

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, 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.


Runa A. Sandvik


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 17, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Berger, Robin M CIV (US)

Our Agency is still trying to locate documents to respond to your request. You should have received a letter informing you of our Agency receiving your response and our estimated 90 days for completion. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me on 301-225-6104.

Thank you

From: Defense Information Systems Agency

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