Around the Net

FamilyTreeDNA Test Results Are Used For Crime Solving

  • Slate, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 8:50 AM
FamilyTreeDNA asks the public to share their DNA not to find out whether they’re at high risk for breast cancer or whether their ancestors were black. Instead, the father of Elizabeth Smart, who was abducted in 2002, observes that “when a loved one is a victim of a violent crime, families want answers. … If you are one of the millions of people who have taken a DNA test, your help can provide the missing link.” But the two largest DNA testing companies continue to take the position that they will provide customer data only with a lawful order like a subpoena or a warrant.

Read the whole story at Slate »

Next story loading loading..