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Lola Omolola is the founder of FIN, a private Facebook group with nearly 1.7 million members that has become a support network for women around the globe. Nolis Anderson for NPR hide caption

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One Woman's Facebook Success Story: A Support Group For 1.7 Million

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Paul Smith says he wanted "take a page from the Russian playbook" to influence a California congressional campaign. Deanne Fitzmaurice for NPR hide caption

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Inspired By Russia, He Bought Influence On Facebook

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In California, an initiative expected on November's ballot would be one of the broadest online privacy regulations in the U.S. traffic_analyzer/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Not Sell My Personal Information: California Eyes Data Privacy Measure

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Biometric data is considered a special category requiring explicit consent under the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation law, which goes into effect Friday. JaysonPhotography/Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH via AP hide caption

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3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

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A 360-degree camera is used to document the Khe Min Ga Zedi temple in Bagan, Myanmar. Kieran Kesner for CyArk hide caption

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3D Scans Help Preserve History, But Who Should Own Them?

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The U.S. Army's Autonomous Remote Engagement System is mounted on the Picatinny Lightweight Remote Weapon System and coupled with an M240B machine gun. It's part of a program that reduces the time to identify targets using automatic target detection and user-specified target selection. U.S. Army hide caption

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Autonomous Weapons Would Take Warfare To A New Domain, Without Humans

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas. Big entertainment rival Disney could challenge the service that made binge-watching popular. Steve Marcus/Reuters hide caption

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Is Netflix On Its Way To World Domination Of Streaming?

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People pass by the Google logo at the Web Summit in Lisbon on Nov. 8. Europe's new data privacy rules go into effect May 25. Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe's New Online Privacy Rules Could Protect U.S. Users Too

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Things like smartphone addiction, false stories and election interference leave some tech executives regretful about what they've created. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Views Of Tech Turn Negative, Remorse Comes To Silicon Valley

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Shefet is part of a much larger movement in Europe pushing back against the power of the tech titans under the banner of the "right to be forgotten." Jessica Vieux for NPR hide caption

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The Paris Lawyer Who Gives Google Nightmares

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Mary Guedon of the group Raging Grannies holds a sign as she protests in 2010 outside of the Facebook headquarters in California. Privacy advocates say it's too difficult to fully protect your privacy on Facebook. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Is It Even Possible To Protect Your Privacy On Facebook?

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., in 2013. NPR asked Americans what steps they take to protect their Facebook data. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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A 1996 law sits at the heart of a major question about the modern Internet: How much responsibility should fall to online platforms for how their users act and get treated? Oivind Hovland/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Section 230: A Key Legal Shield For Facebook, Google Is About To Change

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This artist's-concept illustration depicts NASA's Psyche spacecraft which will carry a deep-space laser communications system. JPL-Caltech/Arizona State Univ./Space Systems Loral/Peter Rubin/NASA hide caption

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Live High Definition Video From Mars? NASA Is Getting Ready

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An MIT study tracked 126,000 stories and found that false ones were 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than ones that were true. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Can You Believe It? On Twitter, False Stories Are Shared More Widely Than True Ones

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Sean Young appeared in Blade Runner in 1982. These stills show the actress digitally re-created for Blade Runner 2049. MPC/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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In The Future Movie Stars May Be Performing Even After They're Dead

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An Anarchist Explains How Hackers Could Cause Global Chaos

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An Artist Sees Data So Powerful It Can Help Us Pick Better Friends

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Sometimes We Feel More Comfortable Talking To A Robot

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This 'Gray Hat' Hacker Breaks Into Your Car — To Prove A Point

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