WikiLeaks (Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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DON-USMC-2019-007147

Multi Request WikiLeaks
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From: Emma North-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: Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DON-USMC-2019-007147&type=request)
* Tracking Number: DON-USMC-2019-007147
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 05/22/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: 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: Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC

The FOIA request - DON-USMC-2019-007147 description has been modified. Additional details for this item are as follows:
* Tracking Number: DON-USMC-2019-007147
* Requester: Emma Best
* Submitted Date: 05/22/2019
* Description: 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: Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC

Dear Ms. Best,
Please see the attached correspondence regarding issues with your FOIA request.  Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
Sincerely,
Michael Peters
HQMC FOIA Team Lead
703-614-4008
hqmcfoia@usmc.mil

From: Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DON-USMC-2019-007147 has been denied. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on: 05/22/2019
* Request Description: 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
* Fee Waiver Original Justification: As my primary purpose is to inform about government activities by
reporting on it and making the raw data available, I request that fees
be waived.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason: Please see FOIAonline correspondence of 28 May 2019 for explanation and appeal rights.

From: Emma North-Best

e-Discovery tools make the search requested trivial, however I will limit the email portion of the request to correspondence from the legal office and department/component heads.

From: Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC

Dear Ms. Best,
Attached, please see our referral to CENTCOM regarding records under their cognizance.  If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
Sincerely,
Michael L. Peters
HQMC FOIA Team Lead
703-614-4008
hqmcfoia@usmc.mil

From: Marines - United States Marine Corps, USMC

DON-USMC-2019-007147 has been processed with the following final disposition: Partial Grant/Partial Denial.
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Dear Ms. Best,

Attached, please see our response to your Freedom of Information request.  We apologize for the delay in responding and truly appreciate your patience.  Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Sincerely,

Michael Peters
Deputy, FOIA/PA Programs
Acting
703-614-4008
hqmcfoia@usmc.mil

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