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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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Sen. McConnell is making a procedural move that will ensure that both USA Freedom Act and temporary reauthorization can be voted on again.

May 22 @ 11:07pm

BREAKING: McConnell is back on the Senate floor: https://eff.org/r.xfde

May 22 @ 11:05pm

The clock is ticking on Section 215 sunset, but the Senate is in stalemate on NSA spying powers: https://eff.org/r.tpwa

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