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Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler joins hands with Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel ahead of a February 2015 hearing in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Can Big Data Help Head Off Police Misconduct?

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The Kavli HUMAN Project aims to capture data over 20 years based on the lives of 10,000 people, centered in New York. Ferran Traité Soler/iStockphoto 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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Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign sued the DNC on Friday to regain access to its voter data files. But access was restored out of court after the DNC says the campaign provided them with information about data they had breached from rival Hillary Clinton's files due to a software glitch. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sanders Campaign: DNC Blocking Voter Data Is Overkill, Breach Of Contract

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Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie campaigns in Manchester, N.H., in August. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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PAC Supporting Christie Scoops Up Voter Data Across New Hampshire

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Charlize, 8, plays with the Kidizoom Multimedia Digital Camera made by VTech in 2009. A recent data breach hacking sensitive information, including kid's photos, is prompting parents to look twice at their children's technology usage. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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At School And At Home, How Much Does The Internet Know About Kids?

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California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills on Friday, among them a new law that is contains the most stringent digital privacy protections in the country. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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People can now contribute to presidential campaigns with just a few taps on a smartphone. Jonathan Alcorn/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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#Cashtag: Twitter To Allow Direct Campaign Contributions

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