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How to Identify Almost Anyone in a Consumer Gene Database

New techniques that dig more deeply into genetic databases may soon make the anonymity of their customers’ DNA impossible to safeguard

11 October 2018, Scientific American

Researchers are becoming so adept at mining information from genealogical, medical and police genetic databases that it is becoming difficult to protect anyone’s privacy…Read more >>>

You Discovered Your Genetic History. Is It Worth the Privacy Risk?

In this era of dwindling privacy, human DNA is perhaps the last frontier.

10 September 2018, Fortune

Share your genetic information with a site like GEDMatch and you’re fully aware that you’re publicizing it. But what about using one of several DNA kits on the market today?…Read more >>>