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    pictures explain better than words

    Quote Originally Posted by Father Bill View Post
    ...and another. The message is (finally?) getting out. Give away your most very personal identifier yet, to anyone, commercial or otherwise, and you may have problems, not just for yourself either. Please let me be clear though:

    http://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/golden-state-killer-arrest-highlights-the-risks-of-public-dna-databases-1.4648836

    Please let me be clear though: I'm not saying that you will have problems or that you've done anything wrong; I'm saying that it may open a lot of cans of unsavoury worms.

    Great photo Father bill

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    Quote Originally Posted by tokareva View Post
    Ancestry DNA sent an email that says "We've updated our Privacy Statement." It goes on to say that my privacy is their top priority. I suspect they are concerned about losing some business and are trying to do damage control.

    Once you have sent in your sample and received the results the company can unilaterally update their privacy statement. In doing so can you be sure that it will be to provide more protection or to take some away?

    I may experience in most legal documents "what the large print gives the fine print takes away."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Father Bill View Post
    ...Please let me be clear though:.... I'm saying that it may open a lot of cans of unsavoury worms...
    Reminds me of a couple of old stories. Something about a couple in a garden, with an apple. The other, some squirreley lady, that opened a box.
    "I can draw a mouse with a pencil, but I can't draw a pencil with a mouse"

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