Privacy Watch: Recreational DNA Testing May Reveal a Lot More Than Who Your Ancestors Were | Alternet

Aggressive marketing techniques and the popularization of “gifting” recreational ancestry tests has led more consumers than ever to the world of personal genetic testing. Yet, the recent arrest of the Golden State Killer suspect has heightened concerns about privacy and ethics because of the way law enforcement used a third-party DNA interpretation company to identify close relatives and hone in on a likely culprit.

Source: Privacy Watch: Recreational DNA Testing May Reveal a Lot More Than Who Your Ancestors Were | Alternet

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