A California-based privacy activist who has filed hundreds of public records requests to learn about how cell-site simulators are used nationwide had a request denied earlier this week by the Indiana State Police.
However, the reason for the denial is a bit strange—the department seems to claim that releasing the requested information constitutes a possible risk to terrorism or even “agricultural terrorism.”

Indiana State Police cite agricultural terrorism in denying request for StingRay NDA with FBI @cfarivar @MuckRock pic.twitter.com/zS89aX8dZ7
— Mike Katz-Lacabe (@mlacabe) August 30, 2015

The Indiana State Police specifically cited Indiana Code 5-14-3-4(b)(19), which states:
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