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DNA testing company ordered by US FTC to pay $75,000, stop sharing data with third parties

By Madeline Hughes
  • 16 Jun 2023 23:01
  • 16 Jun 2023 23:01
DNA testing company was ordered by the US Federal Trade Commission to pay $75,000 and to stop sharing data with third parties after allegations the company deceived customers about its policy on the destruction of customers' DNA samples, and about the safeguards in place to protect personal health information.

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Madeline Hughes


Madeline is a data privacy and security reporter based in Washington, DC. She got her start in journalism in local news, covering anything and everything in Maryland, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts before coming to DC to report on tech.

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