Ancestry.com appears to be joining the customer side in the battle over your DNA. This refusal to comply with a search warrant is commendable, but their competitors haven’t been so good. FamilyTreeDNA and GEDmatch have been complying with law enforcement, and that’s a mark against them. Ancestry still shares “anonymized data” with “customers informed consent”, of which I think is codespeak for End User License Agreements.

Protecting customers’ privacy is the firm’s “highest priority,” Ancestry told Axios.

Found at www.axios.com

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