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23andMe. I don't have to give them my genome if I don't trust them.



As the article rightly notes: "...every one of your relatives who spits in a 23andMe vial is giving the company a not-inconsiderable bit of your own genetic information to the company along with their own. If you have several close relatives who are already in 23andMe’s database, the company already essentially has all that it needs to know about you."


The FDA's regulation doesn't stop that or have anything to do with that. I fail to see the problem with 23andMe. They provide testing for people who want to pay for it.

FUD about building a massive database is kind of hard to take seriously when the NSA watches everything and the US government already builds DNA databases.




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