privacy

Sharing and Protecting Your Genetic Information

November 30, 2016
By James Rathmell, 23andMe Privacy Fellow Our mission at 23andMe is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. One way we do this is by giving...
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23andPrivacy: Your Data and Law Enforcement

March 16, 2016
23andMe outlines some of the ways it protects customers DNA data and privacy.
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23andPrivacy

October 23, 2015
By Kate Black, 23andMe Privacy Officer and Corporate Counsel In January, I joined 23andMe to oversee the privacy and security of our customers’ information. I am responsible for coordinating the...
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More From SXSW #AskAnne

March 18, 2014
We can’t tell you the breakout bands or best films from this year’s South By Southwest, but we can tell you that new ideas around digital health – including 23andMe’s...
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Proposal to Extend Genetic Privacy Protections in California

April 28, 2012
In an effort to extend the state’s privacy protections to people’s genetic material, California State Senator Alex Padilla D-Pacoima recently introduced the California Genetic Information Privacy Act. Last year, California...
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Labs Remove Genetic Data from Public Databases After Forensic Breakthrough

August 29, 2008
Yesterday we reported on a new statistical method that can establish the presence of a single individual’s genetic signature in a sample containing DNA from hundreds of different people. The...
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