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Jimmy Patronis Tells Floridians: “Genetic Privacy is Important”

“After facing criticism for sharing this information without explicit consent of the FBI, FamilyTreeDNA has decided to allow customers to block law enforcement from accessing your DNA records,” the CFO’s office announced.

Jimmy Patronis, Aaron Bean, Jayer Williamson Want DNA Testing Companies to Stop Sharing Data

Patronis pointed to “news that FamilyTreeDNA shared genetic data with the FBI and that 23andMe will profit off genetic data by inking a deal with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline."