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02/12/2019

Major DNA testing company is sharing genetic data with the FBI

External Link - Source: The LA Times

A decision by FamilyTreeDNA, a prominent consumer DNA-testing company, to share data with federal law enforcement means investigators have access to genetic information linked to hundreds of millions of people.

An early pioneer of the rapidly growing market for consumer genetic testing, FamilyTreeDNA confirmed late Thursday that it has granted the FBI access to its vast trove of nearly 2 million genetic profiles.

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