Privacy and Genetic Genealogy Data

Science, Vol. 361, p. 857, Aug. 31, 2018

3 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2018

See all articles by Ellen Greytak

Ellen Greytak

Parabon NanoLabs

David H. Kaye

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law; Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - School of Life Science

Bruce Budowle

Independent

CeCe Moore

Parabon NanoLabs

Steven Armentrout

Parabon NanoLabs

Date Written: August 31, 2018

Abstract

This letter enumerates three major factors that make trawling DNA databases designed for genealogical research to identify individuals who may have left DNA traces at crime-scenes less invasive of legitimate privacy interests than one might assume.

Keywords: DNA evidence, forensic genetic genealogy, DNA databases

Suggested Citation

Greytak, Ellen and Kaye, David H. and Budowle, Bruce and Moore, CeCe and Armentrout, Steven, Privacy and Genetic Genealogy Data (August 31, 2018). Science, Vol. 361, p. 857, Aug. 31, 2018. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3242203

Ellen Greytak (Contact Author)

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David H. Kaye

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

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Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - School of Life Science ( email )

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Bruce Budowle

Independent

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CeCe Moore

Parabon NanoLabs ( email )

11260 Roger Bacon Dr.
Suite 406
Reston, VA 20190
United States

Steven Armentrout

Parabon NanoLabs ( email )

11260 Roger Bacon Dr.
Suite 406
Reston, VA 20190
United States

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