January 2017 Email Metadata (Information Technology, Delaware)

Matt Chapman filed this request with the Information Technology Dept. of Wilmington, DE.
Multi Request January 2017 Email Metadata


From: Matt Chapman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Delaware Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

For all accounts managed by your department, please provide me the following information for all emails sent during January, 2017:

1. From address
2. To address
3. bcc addresses
4. cc addresses
5. Time
6. Date

Please note that I am not requesting the contents of each email.

I am more than happy to provide documentation or tips for extracting this information from your mail server if needed. Documentation that I have available include methods using excel, powershell, msaccess, Office 365 eDiscovery tools, and the direct extraction from an exchange database using forensic analysis tools.

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 15 business days, as the statute requires.


Matt Chapman

From: Information Technology Dept.

Mr. Chapman,

You identified mailing address as being located in Massachusetts and there is no indication that you are a Citizen of the State of Delaware. Accordingly you request is denied. The Delaware FOIA statute does not require public bodies to provide documents to non-Delaware citizens. See Attorney General Opinion, 2017 Del. AG LEXIS 18<https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/administrative-materials/id/5P1C-T220-003Y-Y2V5-00000-00?cite=2017%20Del.%20AG%20LEXIS%2018&context=1000516>.


William B. Larson, Jr.
Senior Assistant City Solicitor
City of Wilmington Law Department
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 9th Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
(302) 576-2114 Office
(302) 530-0723 Cell


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