Ping sent the following FOIA request to the FBI to ask for its records on Noisebridge.
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 23:52:57 -0800 (PST) From: Ka-Ping Yee <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: FOIA Request for records pertaining to Noisebridge BY E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Ka-Ping Yee ******** Street Berkeley, CA ***** Federal Bureau of Investigation Attn: FOI/PA Request Record/Information Dissemination Section 170 Marcel Drive Winchester, VA 22602-4843 RE: Freedom of Information Act Request This letter constitutes a request under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. Section 552 and is submitted to the Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation on behalf of Noisebridge, a 501(c)(3) organization with EIN 263507741, located at 2169 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110. I seek all agency records in the Central Record System pertaining to Noisebridge. Please send the records by e-mail to email@example.com in electronic format. I am willing to pay up to $100 in processing fees; if the FBI believes that fees will exceed $100, please contact me before proceeding. Thank you for your consideration of this request. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me at (***) ***-****. As the FOIA and applicable Department regulations provide, I will anticipate your determination within twenty (20) working days. Best regards, Ka-Ping Yee
The FBI sent the following letter in reply.