24 Oct 2015

DNA tests and privacy

From This Way Up, 12:30 pm on 24 October 2015

Kashmir Hill of fusion.net on worries about the privacy of genetic information provided to genealogy and health analysis websites like Ancestry.com and 23andme.com. Privacy advocates' worst fears have been realised with US law enforcement agencies gaining access to this information. Also Amazon is cracking down on the writers of fake online reviews, an issue Kashmir highlighted the last time we spoke to her.

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