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Case TitlePROJECT FOR PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE ACCOUNTABILITY, INC. v. OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv02134
Date Filed2022-07-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffPROJECT FOR PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE ACCOUNTABILITY, INC.
Case DescriptionThe Project for Privacy and Surveillance Accountability submitted a FOIA request to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for records concerning ONDI's promise to inform the intelligence of its purchase and use of private data. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, PPSA filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantOFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
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2022-07-201COMPLAINT against OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9384015) filed by PROJECT FOR PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE ACCOUNTABILITY, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons Office of the Director of National Intelligence, # 7 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 8 Summons U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia)(Schaerr, Gene) (Entered: 07/20/2022)
2022-07-202LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PROJECT FOR PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE ACCOUNTABILITY, INC. (Schaerr, Gene) (Entered: 07/20/2022)
2022-07-20Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (zsb) (Entered: 07/20/2022)
2022-07-213SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmrl) (Entered: 07/21/2022)
2022-08-084RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 7/29/2022. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 8/28/2022. (Goodwin, Scott) (Main Document 4 replaced on 8/9/2022) (zjm). (Entered: 08/08/2022)
2022-08-085ERRATA by PROJECT FOR PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE ACCOUNTABILITY, INC. re 4 Summons Returned Executed in FOIA as to U.S. Attorney. (Goodwin, Scott) (Entered: 08/08/2022)
2022-08-086RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 8/1/2022. (Goodwin, Scott) (Entered: 08/08/2022)
2022-08-087RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE served on 8/5/2022 (Goodwin, Scott) (Entered: 08/08/2022)
2022-08-298NOTICE of Appearance by Sian Jones on behalf of All Defendants (Jones, Sian) (Entered: 08/29/2022)
2022-08-299ANSWER to Complaint by OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE.(Jones, Sian) (Entered: 08/29/2022)
2022-09-01MINUTE ORDER: Before the Court in this FOIA case are a complaint and an answer. It is hereby ORDERED that the parties promptly confer and file a joint proposed schedule for briefing or disclosure by September 15, 2022. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 09/01/2022. (lccrc3) (Entered: 09/01/2022)
2022-09-1510Joint STATUS REPORT by OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE. (Jones, Sian) (Entered: 09/15/2022)
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