Harvard Professor Re-Identifies Anonymous Volunteers In DNA Study

Harvard Professor Re-Identifies Anonymous Volunteers In DNA Study

Institutional Review Board (IRB) News Harvard Professor Re-Identifies Anonymous Volunteers In DNA Study

Harvard Professor Re-Identifies Anonymous Volunteers In DNA Study

A Harvard professor has re-identified the names of more than 40% of a sample of anonymous participants in a high-profile DNA study, highlighting the dangers that ever greater amounts of personal data available in the Internet era could unravel personal secrets.

 

Read the full story at Forbes web site: http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamtanner/2013/04/25/harvard-professor-re-identifies-anonymous-volunteers-in-dna-study/