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A Palestinian man uses a biometric gate as he crosses into Israel at the Qalandia crossing in Jerusalem in July. Israel's military has invested tens of millions of dollars to upgrade West Bank crossings and ease entry for Palestinian workers. But critics slam the military's use of facial recognition technology as problematic. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Face Recognition Lets Palestinians Cross Israeli Checkposts Fast, But Raises Concerns

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What Can Be Done To Fight Back Against Ransomware Attacks

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A pile of debris including all kinds of plastics grows hourly at Omni Recycling, a materials recovery facility in Pitman, N.J. Plastic bags are especially problematic because they can get caught in the conveyor belts and equipment and gum up the recycling process. Rebecca Davis/NPR hide caption

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More U.S. Towns Are Feeling The Pinch As Recycling Becomes Costlier

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An FBI agent displays seized firearms from a gang investigation. Digital facial recognition helped the bureau track down an MS-13 member wanted in connection with murder. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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How A Tip — And Facial Recognition Technology — Helped The FBI Catch A Killer

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Twitter And Facebook Shut Down Fake Propaganda Accounts Run By Chinese Government

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Ironic, Informal And Expressive, 'New Rules Of Language' Evolve Online

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Texas state Capitol building in Austin. This week, state officials confirmed that 22 municipalities have been infiltrated and ransom demanded. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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22 Texas Towns Hit With Ransomware Attack In 'New Front' Of Cyberassault

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Employees Demand Google Publicly Commit To Not Work With ICE

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Hong Kong Protests: China Accused Of Using Fake Social Media Accounts

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New Research Casts Doubt On Connection Between Smartphone Use And Teen Mental Health

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A sea of fog advances on the Golden Gate Bridge during a late winter twilight in 2016. On Saturday, the operators of FogCam said the long-running webcam at San Francisco State University will sunset "forever" at the end of August. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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The End Is Nigh For FogCam, Billed As The Internet's Oldest Running Webcam

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Memorial event for Member of Parliament Jo Cox, of the Labour Party. Her murder by a man radicalized on the Internet prompted Parliament to examine digital threats to lawmakers, especially women in the United Kingdom. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Trolled Online, Women In Politics Fight To Hold Big Tech Accountable In The U.K.

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