Search Results : GEDMatch

Mar 192019
 March 19, 2019  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Nila Bala writes about an issue generating more discussion and debate.  Could publishing a criminal suspect’s DNA in an open-source database create problems for innocent people? Could there be mistakes? What happens after the suspect — who usually isn’t involved a dramatically serious crime like serial killing, etc., is released [Read More…]

Apr 302018
 April 30, 2018  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.
Rewriting Life  Investigators searched a million people’s DNA to find Golden State serial killer

Antonio Regalado reports on MIT Technology Review Investigators may have compared a serial killer’s DNA with that of one million unwitting genealogy enthusiasts as part of an investigation that led to the arrest earlier this week of a man accused of being California’s elusive “Golden State Killer.” “I had no knowledge [Read More…]