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Privacy Risks of Recreational DNA Testing: States Take Action - Health Care and Life Sciences News

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Posted on: Sep 17, 2020

Every year, millions of people voluntarily submit their DNA for analysis to companies like 23andMe and Ancestry.com, who then provide a report based on the DNA submitted and store the genetic information in their proprietary database. Amid private equity bids to acquire those databases, California recently joined just 24 other states in protecting consumers’ rights to disclosure of their genetic information with the most comprehensive state legislation to date. See the full article here.

This article was submitted by Robert Yates, Office of the Indiana Attorney General. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Health Care & Life Sciences Section, please email Kara Sikorski at ksikorski@indybar.org.

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