Communications with contractor Netsential (Washington State Fusion Center)

Jacob Silverman filed this request with the Washington State Fusion Center of Washington.
Tracking #

R008285-081220

Multi Request Communications with contractor Netsential
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Communications

From: Jacob Silverman


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All electronic communications, including emails, with Netsential, a Texas-based web hosting firm that contracts with local law enforcement, the FBI, DHS, and municipal governments. Netsential was recently the source of the hacked data known as BlueLeaks.

I am especially seeking information about contracts Netsential has received to create and maintain websites and other digital services for the FBI, FBI-affiliated organizations, LE, and various intelligence fusion centers.

Please also search for communications with Stephen Gartrell, the founder of Netsential.

Relevant news articles/links:
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/06/blueleaks-exposes-files-from-hundreds-of-police-departments/
https://netsential.com/

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jacob Silverman

From: Washington State Fusion Center

Dear Jacob Silverman:
Thank you for your interest in public records of the Washington State Patrol. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with the Revised Code of Washington, RCW 42.56. Your request was received in this office on 8/12/2020 and given the reference number R008285-081220 for tracking purposes.
Records Requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All electronic communications, including emails, with Netsential, a Texas-based web hosting firm that contracts with local law enforcement, the FBI, DHS, and municipal governments. Netsential was recently the source of the hacked data known as BlueLeaks.

I am especially seeking information about contracts Netsential has received to create and maintain websites and other digital services for the FBI, FBI-affiliated organizations, LE, and various intelligence fusion centers.

Please also search for communications with Stephen Gartrell, the founder of Netsential.

Relevant news articles/links:
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/06/blueleaks-exposes-files-from-hundreds-of-police-departments/
https://netsential.com/

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jacob Silverman

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From: Washington State Fusion Center

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RE: Public Records Request of August 12, 2020, Reference # R008285-081220
Dear Jacob Silverman,
Thank you for your inquiry to the Washington State Patrol. We have received your public disclosure request for the following:
“To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All electronic communications, including emails, with Netsential, a Texas-based web hosting firm that contracts with local law enforcement, the FBI, DHS, and municipal governments. Netsential was recently the source of the hacked data known as BlueLeaks.

I am especially seeking information about contracts Netsential has received to create and maintain websites and other digital services for the FBI, FBI-affiliated organizations, LE, and various intelligence fusion centers.

Please also search for communications with Stephen Gartrell, the founder of Netsential.

Relevant news articles/links:
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/06/blueleaks-exposes-files-from-hundreds-of-police-departments/
https://netsential.com/

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jacob Silverman”
The Washington State Patrol (WSP) has researched your public disclosure request and we did not locate any public record that contains the information you have requested. we do not have any business dealings with this company.
This response completes your request.  Should you have any questions, please respond to this email.
Sincerely,
Gretchen Dolan, Public Records Officer

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