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DNA Sites Cannot Be Trusted (Conspiracy / Strange)

by Master Squirrel, Thursday, November 07, 2019, 15:04 (5 days ago)

Have you been foolish enough and paid to have your DNA stored on the Police Database?


The two largest sites, Ancestry.com and 23andMe, have long pledged to keep their users’ genetic information private, and a smaller one, GEDmatch, severely restricted police access to its records this year.

Last week, however, a Florida detective announced at a police convention that he had obtained a warrant to penetrate GEDmatch and search its full database of nearly one million users. Legal experts said that this appeared to be the first time a judge had approved such a warrant, and that the development could have profound implications for genetic privacy.

“That’s a huge game-changer,” said Erin Murphy, a law professor at New York University. “The company made a decision to keep law enforcement out, and that’s been overridden by a court. It’s a signal that no genetic information can be safe.”

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/your-dna-profile-is-private-a-florida-judge-just-said...

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DNA Sites Cannot Be Trusted

by Kammy2004, Friday, November 08, 2019, 13:51 (4 days ago) @ Master Squirrel

Not to mention they could frame you for a crime

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DNA Sites Cannot Be Trusted

by Savage, Saturday, November 09, 2019, 00:47 (4 days ago) @ Master Squirrel

Never have and never will use these dna sites.

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DNA Sites Cannot Be Trusted

by Pinky, North Yorkshire, Saturday, November 09, 2019, 01:23 (4 days ago) @ Master Squirrel

Last week, however, a Florida detective announced at a police convention that he had obtained a warrant to penetrate GEDmatch and search its full database of nearly one million users.

Looking at their website you would have to be :-crazy to use it anyway. It doesn't look very professional, they use a gmail email address and they have these snippets in their terms

  • In addition, we automatically collect certain information regarding visitors to our Site, including IP address, information about your equipment, browsing actions, and usage patterns. The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information. We use this information solely for internal purposes, such as to improve our Site.
  • We may disclose your Raw Data, personal information, and/or Genealogy Data if it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation such as a subpoena or warrant. We will attempt to alert you to this disclosure of your Raw Data, personal information, and/or Genealogy Data, unless notification is prohibited under law.

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