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The recent hack of the Office of Personnel Management exposed the personal information of some 21.5 million people. That's almost 15 percent of the country. So understandably, it may take some time to notify all those people.

Could you be one of them? Here's what the OPM does, and why they may have your personal information.

It's a concern that's unique to the most recent generation of parents: how worried should I be about my child's Internet use? We've all heard the anecdotes about everything from screen time to online bullying, and as the Internet grows and evolves, it's only natural for parents to become more uneasy about the amount of time their kids are spending on the Internet and what they're seeing and sharing while online.

A recent FindLaw survey backs this up -- parents are more worried about their children's safety while they use the Internet than they were four years ago. But are they doing more anything about it?

After Edward Snowden's revelations on NSA spying, many of us had to adjust our expectations of privacy when it came to email. Perhaps everything online, even private emails, is public.

But there appears to be some resistance to that idea. Key parts of the Patriot Act covering bulk email collection expired last week, and a federal judge says the Yahoo must face a class action lawsuit for reading its customers emails. But there's a twist -- it's not Yahoo Mail subscribers suing the search and email company.

The Supreme Court overturned a man's conviction for making violent threats on Facebook. Anthony Douglas Elonis had been found guilty for posting about killing his ex-wife, law enforcement officials, and even a kindergarten class under a federal threat statute.

Elonis had defended the posts, saying they were similar to rap lyrics and they were not intended as threats. It was the intent portion of the statute that the Court had a problem with.

Why pay for HBO when you can pirate Game of Thrones? Why buy Taylor Swift's "1989" when someone on BitTorrent is offering it for free? Why pay to go to a theater for "Avengers" when you'll probably be able to download it the day after it comes out, if not sooner?

We're all trying to pinch pennies these days, but illegally downloading copyright material may hit your wallet a little harder than just paying the purchase price. Here's what could happen if you get caught torrenting or pirating copyrighted music, movies, or shows.

What is "sharenting"? Over 50 percent of moms and 33 percent of dads are guilty of doing it, a recent survey reveals.

Do you post photos, stories, and videos of your little ones on your Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram? You're not alone. A University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital poll found that a majority of parents do post about their children and the trials and tribulations of parenthood online. Researchers call this "sharenting."

However, just because everyone else does it, should you? Here are three legal concerns to keep in mind before you post that adorable picture of your kid:

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules: What Does This Mean for You?

The Federal Communications Commission just voted, 3-2, to regulate Internet service providers like Comcast and Time Warner as "common carriers" under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. The vote caps off a period in which the FCC received an unheard-of 4 million comments to this proposal.

There's been a lot of misinformation going around about what Title II regulation means for businesses and consumers. Will your Internet bill go up? Will you suddenly lose "Game of Thrones"?

Here's what you need to know:

When you're shopping online, do you actually read the fine print? If you don't, you're not alone, according to a new survey by

A majority of online shoppers -- 54 percent -- say they either skim or ignore online user agreements, terms of service, or other legal fine print they encounter. On the other hand, 46 percent of shoppers say they read "most" or "every word" of such agreements.

The survey results are nearly identical to a similar FindLaw survey in 2011 -- though since that time, the online shopping market has grown by 50 percent to $300 billion. This suggests many online shoppers may not really know what they're getting themselves into.

Legal How-To: Reporting Online Bullying

Online bullying, also called cyberbullying, has become a widespread issue. As you may recall, a FindLaw survey in 2014 found that nearly one in 12 children had been the victim of online bullying.

What can parents do about this? One Minnesota dad whose daughter was being bullied over Snapchat talked to the bullies' father, filed a police report, and then fought back by posting the bullies' (and their father's) messages on YouTube, reports Minnesota Public Radio. Publicity following the release of the video spurred the child's school to launch an investigation and also led the father of the alleged bullies to lose his job.

If your child is being bullied online, how and to whom should you report it? Here are a few tips you may want to consider:

Twitter Updates Tools for Blocking, Reporting Cyberabuse

Social media platform Twitter is updating the tools it provides users to report and block cyberabuse.

The new features will roll out to all Twitter users over the next several weeks, reports Ars Technica. They come amid increasing reports of abusive and threatening behavior online. A recent survey by research firm YouGov found that more than 1 in 4 Americans admitted to engaging in malicious online activity known as "trolling."

How do the new safety measures work, and what prompted Twitter to take action?