Freedom House reviews restrictions to Internet access and how it's used around the world, weighing whether countries are free, partly free or not free in terms of Internet freedom. Freedom House hide caption

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From the Apple and FBI dispute in the U.S. to a legal case in Brazil involving the WhatsApp messaging service, U.S. tech companies are finding themselves subject to widely varying laws for cooperating with local police. William Volcov/Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.S. Tech Firms Abroad And Data In The Cloud, Whose Laws Apply?

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There were $3 trillion worth of corporate mergers in 2014. Comcast's proposed acquisition of fellow cable company Time Warner was the largest at $45 billion. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Comcast-Time Warner Сable Deal Tops A Year Of Corporate Mergers

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Are we in a tech bubble about to burst? Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion earlier this year. WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum speaks during a conference at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Spain. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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Silicon Valley Buying Spree: A Tech Bubble, Or Strategy At Play?

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