The University of Oregon is under fire from students and some employees for turning a student's mental-health records over to its lawyers. Rick Obst/Flickr hide caption

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A staff member from DJI Technology Co. demonstrates a drone in Shenzhen, in southern China's Guangdong province. A new website lets people request that drones stay away from their property. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to students at Sequoia High School in Redwood City, Calif. His company released a new, simpler privacy policy Thursday, but it does not make any big changes to how much data the company collects from users. Alex Washburn/AP hide caption

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From her cubicle at Vital Decisions in Cherry Hill, N.J., Kate Schleicher counsels people who are seriously ill. Emma Lee/WHYY hide caption

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A Google search removal request is displayed on the screen of a smartphone in London. The company says it has received more than 70,000 takedown requests following a European court ruling. Dominic Lipinski/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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The Supreme Court will look at a case in its upcoming session dealing with what constitutes a "true threat" on Facebook. iStockphoto hide caption

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Facebook says that starting soon, ad targeting will "include information from some of the websites and apps you use," making ads more relevant to users' interests. iStockphoto hide caption

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Mark, a California minister, says the day he was first shut out of all treatment discussions regarding his mentally ill teenage son "was the first time we really started to feel hopeless." Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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A Google data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Even online privacy advocates acknowledge that keeping personal data out of the hands of third parties is virtually impossible today. Connie Zhou/AP hide caption

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The NSA used a program codenamed Dishfire to collect text messages worldwide that were then used to extract location and financial data, according to The Guardian. Here, women use their cellphones in Los Angeles earlier this month. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A November demonstration against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Designated Secrets Bill drew thousands of protesters. The Japanese Parliament has since passed the law, under which people convicted of leaking classified information will face five to 10 years in prison. Franck Robichon/European Pressphoto Agency/Landov hide caption

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