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June

02
Sunday
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Privacy, DNA, and Genealogy: Handling the Double-Edged Sword

Presenter: Thomas MacEntee


Especially as personal DNA testing increases in popularity, and with increased media attention to cold cases solved via DNA and the use of genealogy databases, today’s genealogist needs to stay on top of the latest information concerning privacy. We’ll review the current status of privacy practices by the big genealogy and DNA vendors, current laws and regulations, and what we might expect to see

Level:
Beginner
Topic:
DNA, Law
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity