WikiLeaks (Federal Maritime Commission)

Emma Best filed this request with the Federal Maritime Commission of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Emma Best


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I seek any and all documents in the agency's possession that pertain to the WikiLeaks website or organization from January 2006 to the present date, including but not limited to emails, memos, notes, briefings, reports and other documents related to, mentioning or generated as a result of:

* guidance and instructions for employees regarding visiting the website or otherwise reading or learning about it in the news

* internal reactions to the website's existence and disclosures

* damage reports regarding the website and its disclosures

* efforts to identify, investigate and/or mitigate potential leaks to the website

* efforts to identify, investigate and/or mitigate potential unauthorized viewing of the website or news reports analyzing it and/or its contents

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,

Emma Best

From: Federal Maritime Commission

Dear Ms. Best:

This acknowledges and responds to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request below, FMC 19-016, submitted to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) seeking documents pertaining to WikiLeaks as described in your request.

Seven documents are being provided with this response - six are being provided in full and one redacted as annotated pursuant to the following:

* FOIA Exemption 6, 5 U.S.C. §552(b)(6), Information of personal privacy

Seventeen documents are being withheld in full pursuant to the following:

* FOIA Exemption 5, 5 U.S.C. §552(b)(5), Deliberative process privilege

We are awaiting search results from one Agency component, there is a possibility they may have additional responsive documents. We will inform you with a follow-up email.

Administrative appeals regarding documents provided in this response should be submitted to the Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission pursuant to 46 C.F.R. §503.32<http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=9109e9d6d5bedc9383fae368c74ea2a9&mc=true&node=pt46.9.503&rgn=div5#se46.9.503_132>.

There will be no charge for this response to your FOIA request. When corresponding with the Commission regarding this FOIA request, please refer to the assigned FMC FOIA number provided above. Feel free to contact Linda Hale of my staff or me at 202-523-5725<tel:202-523-5725> if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Rachel E. Dickon
Secretary/FOIA Public Liaison
Federal Maritime Commission
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The Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) offers mediation services to resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation. Using OGIS services does not affect your right to pursue litigation. If you wish to contact OGIS, you may email them at: ogis@nara.gov<mailto:ogis@nara.gov> or call 1-877-684-6448<tel:1-877-684-6448>.

From: Federal Maritime Commission

Dear Ms. Best:

This is the final response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request below, FMC 19-016, submitted to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) seeking documents pertaining to WikiLeaks as described in your request.

As specified in our response on August 15, 2019 we were awaiting search results from one Agency component. With this response we are reporting that there were no additional documents found to be responsive to your request.

With this response we will consider your request closed.

Administrative appeals regarding documents provided in this response should be submitted to the Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission pursuant to 46 C.F.R. §503.32<http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=9109e9d6d5bedc9383fae368c74ea2a9&mc=true&node=pt46.9.503&rgn=div5#se46.9.503_132>.

There will be no charge for this response to your FOIA request. When corresponding with the Commission regarding this FOIA request, please refer to the assigned FMC FOIA number provided above. Feel free to contact Linda Hale of my staff or me at 202-523-5725<tel:202-523-5725> if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Rachel E. Dickon
Secretary/FOIA Public Liaison
Federal Maritime Commission
[cid:image001.png@01D57F46.92ADA730]<http://www.fmc.gov/>
The Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) offers mediation services to resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation. Using OGIS services does not affect your right to pursue litigation. If you wish to contact OGIS, you may email them at: ogis@nara.gov<mailto:ogis@nara.gov> or call 1-877-684-6448<tel:1-877-684-6448>.

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