'Anonymous' Online DNA Not So Anonymous

Surprised researchers raise privacy concerns

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 18, 2013 3:17 AM CST

(Newser) – If your genetic data, or even a relative's, has made its way online—albeit posted anonymously—it's simple for researchers to uncover your identity. So simple it surprised the researchers themselves. All they needed to suss out a person's name, and the...   Read full story »


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