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Europe’s New Privacy Law Takes Effect Today. Here’s How the World Is Handling Digital Rights

Europe’s New Privacy Law Takes Effect Today. Here’s How the World Is Handling Digital Rights

The European Union’s much-vaunted General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force this week. But Europe isn’t the only entity trying to balance digital freedoms with citizens’ privacy
Self-Driving Uber ‘Saw’ Pedestrian but Did Not Brake Before Fatal Crash, Investigators Say

Self-Driving Uber ‘Saw’ Pedestrian but Did Not Brake Before Fatal Crash, Investigators Say

Uber said emergency braking is not enabled while cars are under computer control
French President Emmanuel Macron Takes on Facebook and Other Tech Firms Over Regulation

French President Emmanuel Macron Takes on Facebook and Other Tech Firms Over Regulation

Macron met privately with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the presidential palace

Watch the Virtual Reality Recreation of the LSD Trip That Inspired the Whole Earth Catalog

In the spring of 1966, Stewart Brand did 100 micrograms of LSD and sat on top of a roof in San Francisco
How the E.U.’s New Online Privacy Law Could Benefit Users Everywhere

How the E.U.’s New Online Privacy Law Could Benefit Users Everywhere

It’s not just you. Over the past several weeks, many people have been bombarded with emails about data privacy from major corporations such as Twitter and Facebook. There’s a reason all these
Twitter Bots May Have Boosted Donald Trump’s Votes by 3.23%, Researchers Say

Twitter Bots May Have Boosted Donald Trump’s Votes by 3.23%, Researchers Say

Automated tweeting played a decisive role in the Brexit vote and Trump’s victory
Senate Votes to Preserve Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

Senate Votes to Preserve Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The GOP-controlled House is unlikely to go along with the effort
Facebook: We’re Much Better at Spotting Nudity Than Hate Speech

Facebook: We’re Much Better at Spotting Nudity Than Hate Speech

The company detects up to 99.5% of posts with violence, nudity and terrorist propaganda, but only 38% with hate speech
How to Spot a Russian Troll

How to Spot a Russian Troll

A few important signs for spotting a troll social media account
Governor Ricardo Rosselló: Puerto Rico Is a ‘Geopolitical Black Hole’

Governor Ricardo Rosselló: Puerto Rico Is a ‘Geopolitical Black Hole’

TIME sat down with the 39-year-old leader as he embarked on a whirlwind tour of Silicon Valley
Facebook Is Blocking Foreign Ads Relating to Ireland’s Abortion Referendum

Facebook Is Blocking Foreign Ads Relating to Ireland’s Abortion Referendum

There are concerns that foreign actors could try to sway the vote on May 25