My Genome is in yours!

A lot of ongoing discussion:

But, the problem comes even before DNA!

If a person is diagnosed with a hereditary disease, then its easy to infer that family members are at higher risk, much the same way as a person having mutation X in the genome, likely that close relatives also do

So the whole point of dna sequence on the web gives up privacy is not the case, as whole diagnostic information using current methods also gives up the privacy

I think problem comes with the hype around dna sequencing, that it answers all the questions and one can make ‘accurate’ predictions using it… this makes the dna sequencing much more valuable than the existing diagnostic/phenotype information


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