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Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests? Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests?

Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests?

With an October 2023 update due to the 23andMe breach

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The internet has made DNA testing a big global business. In the United States and Europe, millions of people have sent samples of their saliva to commercial labs in the hopes of learning something new about their personal health or lineage. Ancestry.com, 23andMe, MyHeritage, and FamilyTreeDNA are all industry leaders that sell their services online, share test results on websites, and even provide guides on how to find relatives in phone directories or share results on social media. They frequently claim ownership of your genetic information and sell access to their databases to large...
Have you considered your privacy rights when using birth control apps? Have you considered your privacy rights when using birth control apps?

Have you considered your privacy rights when using birth control apps?

With an update from the FTC on a pregnancy app that shared users’ sensitive information

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Abstract from the article titled, "Before Using Birth Control Apps Consider Your Privacy" posted on Wired.com: "Natural Cycles’ privacy policy states that in using the app each user grants the company and any of its partners broad rights to “use, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform,...
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