Warrantless Electronic Communications FOIA Requests
What's at Stake
The ACLU has filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to learn more about the government’s practice of reading people’s email, text messages, social networking feeds and other private electronic communications without a warrant.
Our requests, filed with the FBI, Justice Department, IRS, and U.S. Attorneys Offices around the country, seek to uncover more about the government’s policies, procedures and practices for accessing the content of private electronic communications.
4/10/13 – Documents released by IRS
5/8/13 – Documents released by FBI
5/8/13 – Documents released by EOUSA
Content FOIA – First Search and Processing Stipulation
Date Filed: 12/14/2012Download Document
Content FOIA – Second Search and Processing Stipulation
Date Filed: 03/27/2013Download Document