Apparently Joe Cadillic and I aren’t the only ones who thought that a Ravens promo raised a lot of warning flags, although our concern wasn’t as regulatory as much as privacy-oriented. Joe sent along this update:
Jeff Barker reports:
Massachusetts biotech firm still intends to give away DNA test kits to fans at a Ravens game this season, according to the team, but the promotion first must undergo scrutiny from a federal agency and the state.
The “DNA Day” event, scheduled for last Sunday’s Ravens-Cleveland Browns game at M&T Bank Stadium, was postponed after the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services raised questions with the state about approvals, state and federal officials said.
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