[cryptome] Re: FOIPA adventures

Shelley shelley@misanthropia.org
Mon Oct 12 23:46:52 EDT 2015

On October 12, 2015 8:39:00 PM coderman <coderman@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10/9/15, coderman <coderman@gmail.com> wrote:
> > $115 for responsive docs from FBI regarding FLIR equipment:
> >   https://www.muckrock.com/foi/united-states-of-america-10/flirwhere-18875/
> sent $105 through MuckRock itself in response to fee request for PON info:
> '''
> Any and all records, including cross-references and indirect mentions,
> including records outside the investigation main file pertaining to
> Passive Optical Network (PON) technical surveillance, including Fiber
> To The Premises (FTTP) and Fiber To The Home (FTTH) technologies as
> well as "Metro Ethernet" over Optical Fibre. PON types explicitly to
> include BPON, or broadband PON; GPON, or gigabit-capable PON; GPON, or
> gigabit-capable PON based on IEEE 802.3ah or IEEE 802.3av. Internal
> records and research projects are in scope of this request. This is
> explicitly to include a count of PON technical surveillance capable
> devices owned, leased, or otherwise in use by the Bureau. Requested
> search to include each of the following record stores and interfaces:
> the Central Records System (CRS), the Automated Case Support system
> ("ACS") Investigative Case Management system ("ICM"), the Automated
> Case Support system ("ACS") Electronic Case File ("ECF"), and the
> Automated Case Support system ("ACS") Universal Index ("UNI"). I also
> request a search of "ELSUR", the database containing electronic
> surveillance information, for any and all records or activities
> related to PON surveillance technology. Please include processing
> notes, even if request is denied in part.
> '''
>  https://www.muckrock.com/foi/united-states-of-america-10/ponpwn-20309/
> still no acceptance of the prior record $115 for FLIR tech @FBI.
> the journey continues...

Oh good job coderman, I'll be very interested to see how much of the PON 
info is redacted.  It's such BS that they can charge that much to get 
digital copies of records that we've already paid for for with our taxes.


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