Search Results : GEDMatch

Oct 042021
 October 4, 2021  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Modern-Day General Warrants and the Challenge of Protecting Third-Party Privacy Rights in Mass, Suspicionless Searches of Consumer Databases A Hoover Institution Essay by Jennifer Lynch Aegis Series Paper No. 2104 From the introduction: Today, more than ever, law enforcement has access to massive amounts of consumer data that allow police [Read More…]

Nov 062019
 November 6, 2019  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Sara Boboltz reports: A Florida detective successfully obtained a warrant to search the company GEDmatch’s full database of user-provided genetic information, even if users had opted out of appearing in police search results, HuffPost has confirmed. The warrant, signed by a judge in Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in July, [Read More…]