Article About Genetic Testing and Privacy at

Peter Dizikes at writes “Your DNA is a Snitch,” about privacy concerns surrounding genetic testing. ┬áPeter contacted me a little while ago and we talked about some of my thoughts on the topic. ┬áMy opinion on the security measures at genetic testing companies was included in the story:

Early-adopting customers tend to agree [that genetic testing companies can protect personal information]. “They have every incentive to keep information private,” says Blaine Bettinger, a law student and genetics blogger in New York state and a 23andMe customer.” A security breach would be devastating for those companies.” Certainly well-funded firms like Navigenics and 23andMe can devote substantial resources to data protection. ... Click to read more!