Records Request

TYT Politics filed this request with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority of Washington, DC.
Tracking # 17-0202
Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

Communications

From: TYT Politics

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act of 1974, D.C. Code Ann. § 2-531 et seq. ("D.C. Act"), I hereby request the following records:

All communications between the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and Milo Yiannopoulos and his staff within the past twelve months. This includes but is not limited to emails, calendar items, or meeting notes. Names and emails include Zachary LeCompte-Goble at zac@yiannopoulos.net, Andrew Greider at andrew@yiannopoulos.net, and Colin Madine at colin@yiannopoulos.net.

As a reporter, I consider this information to be in the public interest. It will not be used 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 help on this matter. Please let me know if you have any questions. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,
Naomi LaChance
Reporter, TYT Politics

From: Noh, Richard D.

Dear Ms. LaChance:

This acknowledges receipt of, and is in response to, your August 10, 2017, Public Access to Records Policy (PARP) request for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) records. Specifically, you requested all communications between WMATA and Milo Yiannopoulos and his staff within the past twelve months, including emails, calendar items, or meeting notes.

Please be advised that while your request references the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act (D.C. FOIA), WMATA is not a District of Columbia agency, and, as such, is not subject to the D.C. FOIA. However, WMATA has processed your request pursuant to the PARP, which is available online at https://www.wmata.com/about/records/public-records.cfm, under the section marked "Legal Affairs."

After a search reasonably calculated to find all relevant records, WMATA has found no records responsive to your request.

If you wish to appeal WMATA's decision, in accordance with PARP § 9.1, you may file a written appeal of the action with the Chief of External Affairs within 30 business days of the date of this decision letter. Further details about our appeals process can be found on our website.

Future correspondence should reference the request number noted in the subject line of this correspondence. If you have any substantive legal questions, please contact Sonia Bacchus, Chief Counsel, at SBacchus@wmata.com<mailto:SBacchus@wmata.com> or 202-962-1093. With respect to any administrative questions, please contact me at RDNoh@wmata.com<mailto:RDNoh@wmata.com> or 202-962-2569.

Sincerely,

Richard Noh
PARP/Privacy Paralegal
WMATA
600 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
P: 202-962-2569
F: 202-962-2550
E: rdnoh@wmata.com

THIS E-MAIL MESSAGE IS PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE RECIPIENT NAMED ABOVE. IF THE READER OF THIS MESSAGE IS NOT THE NAMED RECIPIENT, OR THE AGENT RESPONSIBLE TO DELIVER IT TO THE NAMED RECIPIENT, YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT ANY DISSEMINATION, DISTRIBUTION, COPYING OR OTHER USE OF THIS INFORMATION/COMMUNICATION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND NO PRIVILEGE IS WAIVED. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THIS COMMUNICATION IN ERROR, PLEASE NOTIFY THE ABOVE-NAMED INDIVIDUAL IMMEDIATELY.

From: Noh, Richard D.

Dear Ms. LaChance:

This acknowledges receipt of, and is in response to, your August 10, 2017, Public Access to Records Policy (PARP) request for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) records. Specifically, you requested all communications between WMATA and Milo Yiannopoulos and his staff within the past twelve months, including emails, calendar items, or meeting notes.

Please be advised that while your request references the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act (D.C. FOIA), WMATA is not a District of Columbia agency, and, as such, is not subject to the D.C. FOIA. However, WMATA has processed your request pursuant to the PARP, which is available online at https://www.wmata.com/about/records/public-records.cfm, under the section marked "Legal Affairs."

After a search reasonably calculated to find all relevant records, WMATA has found no records responsive to your request.

If you wish to appeal WMATA's decision, in accordance with PARP § 9.1, you may file a written appeal of the action with the Chief of External Affairs within 30 business days of the date of this decision letter. Further details about our appeals process can be found on our website.

Future correspondence should reference the request number noted in the subject line of this correspondence. If you have any substantive legal questions, please contact Sonia Bacchus, Chief Counsel, at SBacchus@wmata.com<mailto:SBacchus@wmata.com> or 202-962-1093. With respect to any administrative questions, please contact me at RDNoh@wmata.com<mailto:RDNoh@wmata.com> or 202-962-2569.

Sincerely,

Richard Noh
PARP/Privacy Paralegal
WMATA
600 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
P: 202-962-2569
F: 202-962-2550
E: rdnoh@wmata.com

THIS E-MAIL MESSAGE IS PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE RECIPIENT NAMED ABOVE. IF THE READER OF THIS MESSAGE IS NOT THE NAMED RECIPIENT, OR THE AGENT RESPONSIBLE TO DELIVER IT TO THE NAMED RECIPIENT, YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT ANY DISSEMINATION, DISTRIBUTION, COPYING OR OTHER USE OF THIS INFORMATION/COMMUNICATION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND NO PRIVILEGE IS WAIVED. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THIS COMMUNICATION IN ERROR, PLEASE NOTIFY THE ABOVE-NAMED INDIVIDUAL IMMEDIATELY.

From: Noh, Richard D.

Noh, Richard D. would like to recall the message, "PARP Request No. 17-0202 Communications Between WMATA & Milo Yiannopoulos & Staff ".

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