Monday, April 30, 2018

What the Golden State Killer case means for your genetic privacy

Please don't give your DNA to 23andMe, ancestry.com or any other commercial interest. Your privacy is somewhat protected when you provide genetic information to a medical practitioner but otherwise your genetic information IS for sale and you have no control over its use.

Source: CNN

"You are very much the product of commercial genetic testing companies...
When you give your genetic information to a commercial genetic testing company, you're not only selling your own privacy but also that of others -- "even unknown family members that are connected to that individual ..."

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