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As police get access to GEDMatchs database, how long will DNA data stay private?

Nov 08, 2019 - Marketline Newswire

In recent years, websites such as 23andMe and Ancestry DNA have exploded in popularity, with a growing number submitting DNA samples in exchange for insights into their health or ancestry. According to MIT Technology Review, more than 26 million people have taken some form of at-home ancestry test, as of February 2019.

Although the prospect of unlocking new insights into DNA data is exciting, the large volume of biometric data now being stored is creating privacy concerns on an unprecedent...