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Gregory Foster 1108 Lavaca Street, #110-113 Austin, TX 78701 phone: 512.627.

4734 email: org-austin_police_department@entersection.org

September 21, 2011 Marc A. Ott City Manager - City of Austin City Hall 301 W. 2nd, 3rd Floor Austin, Texas 78701 Doug Matthews Director, Communications and Public Information Office City of Austin 301 W. 2nd, 3rd Floor Austin, Texas 78701 RE: Public Information Request To the above-named Officers for Public Information: This is a request for access to documents and information pursuant to the Public Information Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 552. I seek the following information related to “Operation Wardrive” or other operations intended to identify Austin locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks. I respectfully request that you promptly furnish the following: 1. All documents and communications related to the inception, planning, and implementation (including but not limited to training materials or standard operating procedures) of “Operation Wardrive” or other operations to identify locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks. 2. All documents and communications related to the final authorization for “Operation Wardrive” or other operations to identify locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks. 3. All documents and communications related to the devices, software, and other technologies that will be utilized to identify Austin locations with unencrypted wireless broadband networks.

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4. All documents and communications related to the data, payload, and/or other information that will be inspected, collected, reviewed, surveilled, or otherwise obtained during the course “Operation Wardrive” or other operations intended to identify Austin locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks. 5. All documents and communications related to the policies governing the protection and security of the information obtained during “Operation Wardrive” (or other operations intended to identify Austin locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks) by the City of Austin, the Austin Police Department, the Digital Analysis Response Team, or other Austin governmental agency. 6. All documents and communications related to The City of Austin’s, Austin Police Department’s, the Digital Analysis Response Team’s, or other Austin governmental agency’s recommendations and/or suggested practices for securing wireless broadband networks. 7. All documents and communications related to the selection and identification of Austin locations, neighborhoods, and/or individual citizens that will be targeted by “Operation Wardrive” or other operations intended to identify Austin locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks. 8. All communications regarding any coordination with any broadband service providers to implement “Operation Wardrive” or other operations intended to identify Austin locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks. 9. All documents and communications related to future plans or intentions for continuing or similar operations to identify Austin locations and/or residents utilizing wireless broadband networks. 10. All documents and communications related to legal analyses or examinations of how “Operation Wardrive” (or other operations intended to identify Austin locations and/or residents utilizing unencrypted wireless broadband networks) complies with all local, state, and/ or federal laws, including but not limited to the Communications Act of 1934 (as amended) and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. I prefer to receive copies of these records via e-mail in pdf format, if possible. If the volume of records makes e-mailing impracticable, requestor would accept these records on a computer disk (CD) using a pdf format. If the records cannot be furnished on a disc, hard copies would be acceptable. If you have any need to contact me about this request prior to delivering the designated material please call my cell at 512.627.4734. Thank you Gregory Foster

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