GEDmatch gave users more control over their DNA data. But it also took a turn down a slippery slope

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    GEDmatch gave users more control over their DNA data. But it also took a turn down a slippery slope
    May 29, 2019
    https://slate.com/technology/2019/0...w-enforcement-genetic-geneology-searches.html
     
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    Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database
    June 7, 2019
    https://www.apnews.com/2c78f19e6e844e6fb1de57f058b915ea
     
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    US court let police search GEDmatch's entire DNA database despite protections
    DNA policy experts believe it could encourage law enforcement agencies to request warrants for larger DNA databases
    November 6, 2019

    https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/06/gedmatch-search-warrant/
     
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