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Jonathan Zittrain, co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, says the right to be forgotten online is "a very bad solution to a real problem." Samuel Lahoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Should The U.S. Adopt The 'Right To Be Forgotten' Online?

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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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College Rape Case Shows A Key Limit To Medical Privacy Law

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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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Now You Can Sign Up To Keep Drones Away From Your Property

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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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Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?

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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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In Europe, Google Stumbles Between Free Speech And Privacy

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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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Is A Threat On Facebook Real? Supreme Court Will Weigh In

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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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Privacy Law Frustrates Parents Of Mentally Ill Adult Children

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