WikiLeaks (Office of Government Ethics)

Emma Best filed this request with the Office of Government Ethics of the United States of America.
Tracking #

19/067

Multi Request WikiLeaks
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Completed

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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: Office of Government Ethics

From: USOGE
To: Emma Best
Subject: OGE FOIA FY 19/067- Acknowledgment of Receipt

This acknowledges receipt of your May 21, 2019, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for "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

Your request, which OGE received on May 21, 2019, has been assigned tracking number FY 19/067 and is being processed.

You may now track the status of your FOIA request online at: https://extapps2.oge.gov/FOIAStatus/FOIAInfo.nsf/SearchByFOIANumber?OpenForm. Please enter the individualized tracking number above for status information, including the estimated date of completion. Status information is updated on an hourly basis.

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Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:30 PM
To: USOGE
Subject: Freedom of Information Act Request: WikiLeaks (Office of Government Ethics)

Office of Government Ethics
FOIA Office
Suite 500
1201 New York Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20005-3917

May 21, 2019

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

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