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Do you do DNA geneaology? Might think again.

     
10:42 pm on Feb 4, 2019 (gmt 0)

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[theregister.co.uk...]

Also appears in other news sites .... Appears law enforcement is slurping up private DNA from geneaology sites ... those "where am I from?" kind of things.

If you play, you might be included in.

Just a heads up!
11:04 pm on Feb 4, 2019 (gmt 0)

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haha, yes i read that too ... and various other news sources talking about it.

i'd agree it is an issue and if i was younger i would be very concerned!

as an older guy i thought long and hard as they say before doing one of those tests ... but i decided to take the plunge, and it is very interesting what i discovered.

if i had my life ahead of me - i'd def think more than twice about sharing my genetic data with anyone. (who knows what happens in the future)
5:18 pm on Feb 5, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Even if you didn't share your own DNA data, law enforcement might still be able to track you down if enough of your relatives shared theirs.
 

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