Why Does the Government Want Your DNA?

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The U.S. government has proposed a new program that will gather DNA information from volunteers as an effort to study genetic differences that affect health and disease. But will this initiative jeopardize our privacy?

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DNA: timeline of the national DNA database

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the CODIS Program and the National DNA Index System

Belgian justice official demands universal police DNA database
“Belgium needs a universal DNA database to fight crime with samples to be taken from every newborn baby or foreigner who enters the country, a senior Belgian justice official has said.”

Forget Fingerprints: Law Enforcement DNA Databases Poised To Expand
“Depending on whom you ask, DNA databases herald a future of either lower crime or less privacy.”

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