Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

I am aware that companies are selling technologies to law enforcement that allow them to take vast quantities of personal data from cloud-based apps and accounts. You can read more [https://privacyinternational.org/long-re....

I make the following request for documents/information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. Do you use mobile phone extraction technology that includes cloud analytics / cloud extraction capabilities e.g. Cellebrite UFED Cloud Analyser, Magnet Axiom Cloud or Oxygen Forensics Cloud Extractor

2. Do you have other technologies that allow you to access cloud-based accounts and extract this data.

3. Please provide a copy of the relevant Data Protection Impact Assessment.

4. Please provide a copy of the relevant local and/or national guidance/standard operating procedure/policy.

5. Please confirm the legal basis you rely on to conduct cloud analytics/extraction.

Yours faithfully,

Rayyan Sameer

Cyclops on behalf of Fionna Ford, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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Official Sensitive

     

 

 

 

 

 

Information Rights Unit
PO Box 313

  Sidcup

  DA15 0HH
United Kingdom
 
Our Ref: 01/FOI/20/013010
 
Date: 14/01/2020
 
 

 

 

 

Dear Rayyan Sameer,

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/20/013010

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on 13/01/2020. I note you seek
access to the following information:

 

I am aware that companies are selling technologies to law enforcement that
allow them to take vast quantities of personal data from cloud-based apps
and accounts. You can read more
[https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=7089&a...

I make the following request for documents/information under the Freedom
of Information Act:

1. Do you use mobile phone extraction technology that includes cloud
analytics / cloud extraction capabilities e.g. Cellebrite UFED Cloud
Analyser, Magnet Axiom Cloud or Oxygen Forensics Cloud Extractor

2. Do you have other technologies that allow you to access cloud-based
accounts and extract this data. 

3. Please provide a copy of the relevant Data Protection Impact
Assessment. 

4. Please provide a copy of the relevant local and/or national
guidance/standard operating procedure/policy. 

5. Please confirm the legal basis you rely on to conduct cloud
analytics/extraction.

 

Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (the Act).  You will receive a response within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act.  

 

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us at [email address], quoting the reference number above. Should your
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advise you of the relevant contact details. 

 

Yours sincerely, 

 

F. Ford

 

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London

SW6 1SF

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Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113

Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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Dear Mr Sameer,

 

Please see attached MPS response regarding your FOI request.

 

Thank you for your interest in the MPS.

 

Kind regards

Maureen

 

 

Maureen McGuire | Information Manager| Strategy & Insight | Strategy &
Governance | Information Rights Unit | Met HQ | Metropolitan Police
Service | Email: [1][email address] |
Address: Information Rights Unit, PO Box 313, SIDCUP DA15 0HH

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C Ford left an annotation ()

Sorry, what now? This clearly isn't a vexatious request - please request a review of this! How absurd.