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Case TitleGizmodo Media Group, LLC v. Federal Bureau Of Investigation
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2017cv05814
Date Filed2017-08-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Edgardo Ramos
PlaintiffGizmodo Media Group, LLC
Case DescriptionDell Cameron, a reporter for Gizmodo Media Group, submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning Roger Ailes, former president of Fox News. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Gizmodo Media Group filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFederal Bureau Of Investigation
Complaint attachment 1
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2017-08-011COMPLAINT against Federal Bureau Of Investigation. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-13966001)Document filed by Gizmodo Media Group, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Novack, Daniel) (Entered: 08/01/2017)
2017-08-012CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Novack, Daniel) (Entered: 08/01/2017)
2017-08-013REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Federal Bureau of Investigation, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Gizmodo Media Group, LLC. (Novack, Daniel) (Entered: 08/01/2017)
2017-08-014RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. Identifying Corporate Parent Univision Interactive Media, Inc., Corporate Parent Univision Communications Inc., Other Affiliate La Fabrica LLC, Other Affiliate Story House Entertainment LLC, Other Affiliate Flama Media LLC, Other Affiliate Univision Digital Music LLC, Other Affiliate Uni-Labs LLC, Other Affiliate Univision Fantasy Sports LLC, Other Affiliate D2C LLC, Other Affiliate Uni-Leek LLC for Gizmodo Media Group, LLC. Document filed by Gizmodo Media Group, LLC.(Novack, Daniel) (Entered: 08/01/2017)
2017-08-02CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Edgardo Ramos. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at . (pc) (Entered: 08/02/2017)
2017-08-02Magistrate Judge Barbara C. Moses is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: . (pc) (Entered: 08/02/2017)
2017-08-02Case Designated ECF. (pc) (Entered: 08/02/2017)
2017-08-025ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Federal Bureau Of Investigation. (pc) (Entered: 08/02/2017)
2017-08-096AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE (FOIA CASE) of Summons and Complaint served. Federal Bureau Of Investigation served on 8/8/2017, answer due 9/7/2017. Service was made by MAIL. Document filed by Gizmodo Media Group, LLC. (Novack, Daniel) (Entered: 08/09/2017)
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