CIA response to FOIA information on "QAnon"

"...The fact of the existence or nonexistence of such records is itself currently and properly classified and is intelligence sources and methods information protected from disclosure by Section 6 of the CIA Act of 1949"



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FOIA request for QAnon info is rejected due to being classified CIA response to Freedom of Information Act information on "QAnon": 'we can't tell you the existence or non existence of records because that is itself classified'

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>CIA response to Freedom of Information Act information on "QAnon": 'we can't tell you the existence or non existence of records because that is itself classified'


https://www.theblackvault.com/documentarchive/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/QAnon-CIA.pdf


https://mega.nz/file/by4xCKQa#apXCFXbbv5aFsiIQv2eFe9bTm492j0YKQbp31vxMy_M



12 February 2020 Mr. John Greenewald, Jr. 27305 West Live Oak Road Suite #1203 Castaic, CA 91384 Reference: F-2020-00877


Dear Mr. Greenewald:


This is a final response to your 10 February 2020 Freedom ofInformation Act (FOIA) request, received in the office of the Information and Privacy Coordinator on 10 February 2020, for copy of records, electronic or otherwise, that pertain or mention or contain cross reference to QAnon. Your request was assigned the reference number above. Please use this number when corresponding so that we can identify it easily.


In accordance with Section 3.6(a) of Executive Order 13526, the CIA can neither confirm nor deny the existence or nonexistence of records responsive to your request. The fact of the existence or nonexistence of such records is itself currently and properly classified and is intelligence sources and methods information protected from disclosure by Section 6 of the CIA Act of 1949, as amended, and Section 102A(i)(l) of the National Security Act of 1947, as amended. Therefore, your request is denied pursuant to FOIA exemptions (b)(1) and (b)(3). As the CIA Information and Privacy Coordinator, I am the CIA official responsible for this determination. You may appeal this response to the Agency Release Panel, in my care, within 90 days from the date of this letter. Please include the basis of your appeal.


Please be advised that you may seek dispute resolution services from the CIA' s FOIA Public Liaison or from the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) of the National Archives and Records Administration. OGIS offers mediation services to help resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies. Please note, contacting CIA's FOIA Public Liaison or OGIS does not affect your right to pursue an administrative appeal.


If you have any questions regarding our response, you may contact the CIA' s FOIA Hotline at (703) 613-1287. Sincerely, 4-llO Mark Lilly Information and Privacy Coordinator


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