WikiLeaks (Office of Personnel Management)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Office of Personnel Management of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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Multi Request WikiLeaks
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Appeal


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.


Emma Best

From: Office of Personnel Management

Dear Ms. Best,

This email pertains to your FOIA request that was received by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on 7/17/2019.

Because of the passing of time, we want to confirm whether you are still interested in proceeding with the request. If you are still interested, please let us know by replying to this email.

If we do not hear back from you within 30 working days, we will assume you are no longer interested in a response, and the request will be administratively closed.


Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center
Office of Privacy and Information Management
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Telephone: (202) 606-3642

From: Emma North-Best

Yes, I am still interested in the request.

Which I never so much as received an acknowledgment for.

From: Office of Personnel Management

Good Afternoon Emma Best,
Attached is OPM's response to FOIA #2019-06606. Please let me know if you have any problems opening the attachment.

Tiffany Ford
Freedom of Information Act
Office of Privacy and Information Management
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
1900 E. Street, NW, Room 5H35
Washington, DC 20415

From: Emma North-Best

I am appealing the integrity of the search in its entirety.