On Security for DNA Data

Ken Chahine (Senior VP of Ancestry.com & GM of AncestryDNA): Why would someone hack our servers to access my data when you could follow me to a coffee shop and grab a sample from my used coffee cup? 

Amy Gutman (Chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues): The questions of personal privacy and genome sequencing do not boil down to ownership. I cannot own what I leave behind. 

Note: emphasis is mine.

Src: Do privacy concerns follow the coffee cup? » blog.Bioethics.gov - The blog of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

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