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‘Game-changer’ Warrant Let Detective Search Genetic Database

Nov 05, 2019 - The New York Times

Privacy experts say it could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.

Privacy experts say it could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.

For police officers around the country, the genetic profiles that 20 million people have uploaded to consumer DNA sites represent a tantalizing resource that could be used to solve cases both new and cold. But for years, the vast ma...