Transhumanism (Health and Human Services)

Nathanael King filed this request with the Department of Health and Human Services of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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2018-00098-FOIA-OS

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From: Nathanael King

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All materials relating to the Transhumanist movement, which advocates for technological enhancement of human ability. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transhumanism

All materials related to civilian attempts at human augmentation, such as implantation of RFID chips or magnetic implants.

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,

Nathanael King

From: MuckRock

Hello,

This FOIA request has not received an acknowledgement letter in the months since it has been submitted. Provision now of such a letter and a tracking number would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
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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:

All materials relating to the Transhumanist movement, which advocates for technological enhancement of human ability. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transhumanism

All materials related to civilian attempts at human augmentation, such as implantation of RFID chips or magnetic implants.

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,

Nathanael King

From: Department of Health and Human Services

Attn: Mr. Nathanael King

RE: FOIA request #2018-00098-FOIA-OS (copy attached, for ease of reference)

Good afternoon, Mr. King. This e-mail is in reference to your FOIA request, dated August 10, 2017 in which you requested the following records, as stated:

* All materials relating to the Transhumanist movement, which advocates for technological enhancement of human ability. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transhumanism

* All materials related to civilian attempts at human augmentation, such as implantation of RFID chips or magnetic implants.

After reviewing your FOIA request, our office has forwarded your request to both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as potential locations which may maintain the records which you are seeking. The FDA and NIH will respond to you directly regarding your FOIA request.

Should you wish to contact either the FDA or the NIH FOIA office, that contact information is below:

Freedom of Information Officer
5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1035
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: 301-796-3900
FOIA Officer: Sarah Kotler

NIH FOIA Office
Building 31 Room 5B35
31 Center Drive, MSC 2107
Bethesda, MD 20892
PH: 301-496-5633
Fax: 301-402-4541
E-mail: nihfoia@mail.nih.gov<mailto:nihfoia@mail.nih.gov>

We regret any delays that may have occurred in processing your FOIA request.

Sincerely,

Deborah J. Peters
Freedom of Information \ Privacy Acts Division
Department of Health and Human Services
Room 739.G.2
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C.

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