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    Privacy: New York Post: Schumer warns DNA-home tests could be gathering personal info
    Submitted by J.W. Bizzaro; posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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    A DNA testing kit might sound like a fun holiday gift to share with a loved one, but [US Senator] Chuck Schumer says it might be dangerous to give companies that market them access to your genetic codes.

    Schumer said it's unclear what companies like AncestryDNA do with all the data they collect from hair or saliva samples that clients – eager to know if they're 20 percent Cherokee or have a genetic marker for a certain disease – send in.
    Source: nypost.com/2017[...]info/

    Schumer's statement has led to a petition "demanding that Ancestry and 23andMe change their policies and withhold genetic information from law enforcement": www.thepetitionsite.com/278/[...]lice/

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