Forensics: Public familial DNA companies secretly aiding the FBI

Good thread on law enforcement’s expanding use of public corporations who have access to public DNA databases. Customers now worried. But its a business opportunity for one new company.

We should add some convers on false positive or otherwise misleading “matches” assumed to be fact. Who has any oversight for this? Police? Isn’t this Forensic evidence?

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/10/genetic-genealogy-dna-database-criminal-investigations/599005/

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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