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Smart Dust

In September 2006 EFF requested copies of and National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awards to fund the development of wireless microelectromechanical sensor technology for law enforcement intelligence gathering or military purposes so-called "smart dust."

In October 2006 the NSF released three separate grant awards to George Washington University the University of Illinois and the University of Missouri totaling almost $1 million for the development the technology.

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