The district court’s decisions are clearly correct, and plaintiff’s appeal presents nosubstantial question warranting full briefing and argument.
See Taxpayers Watchdog, Inc.
, 819 F.2d 294, 297–98 (D.C. Cir. 1987) (per curiam). Summary disposition is warranted.
On October 4, 2010, plaintiff submitted a FOIA request to the SSA seeking various records and posing questions relating to the social security numbers of severalindividuals.
D. Ct. Doc. No. 21-4 (“FOIA Request”). The SSA responded toplaintiff’s request on March 2, 2011, and provided additional documents to plaintiff on June 27, 2011.
D. Ct. Doc. No. 21-6 (“FOIA Response”); D. Ct. Doc. No. 21-7. The SSA conducted a thorough search in response to plaintiff’s request, and disclosedall responsive documents except for plaintiff’s request for the redacted Form SS-5 forthe living individual who holds the social-security number xxx-xx-4425. FOIA Requestat 7.Form SS-5 is the form an individual uses to apply for a social-security card.
, http://www.socialsecurity.gov/online/ss-5.html. The SSA withheld the requestedForm SS-5 under FOIA Exemption 6, which protects records from release wheredisclosure “would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.” 5U.S.C. § 552(b)(6). In its response to plaintiff’s request, the SSA explained that thePrivacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. § 552a, protects the personal information of social security 2
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