Privacy and Genetic Genealogy Data

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

3 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2018

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Ellen Greytak

Parabon NanoLabs

David H. Kaye

PSU - Penn State Law (University Park); ASU - College of Law & School of Life Sciences

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

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David H. Kaye

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Bruce Budowle

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CeCe Moore

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Suite 406
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Steven Armentrout

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Suite 406
Reston, VA 20190
United States

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