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Ancestry and 23andMe Agree to New Rules to Make You Feel Safer Handing Over Your DNA

Ancestry and 23andMe Agree to New Rules to Make You Feel Safer Handling Over Your DNA

31 July 2018, Gizmodo

Some of the top genomic-testing companies have agreed to abide by a new set of guidelines when sharing consumers’ DNA information with law enforcement and other third parties…Read more >>>

5 biggest risks of sharing your DNA with consumer genetic-testing companies

5 biggest risks of sharing your DNA with consumer genetic-testing companies

16 June 2018, CNBC

Genetics testing companies, like Veritas Genetics, Ancestry and 23andMe, are providing consumers with an unprecedented level of access to their personal genome; Privacy risks are not well understood by consumers; Law enforcement and the federal government can pressure these companies to share your DNA…Read more >>>