One State May Become the First to Ban Law Enforcement Use of Genealogy Databases

"Jen King, the director of consumer privacy at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, said that cases like the Golden State Killer make it difficult to argue against using DNA for police work. “Nobody wants serial killers roaming free or for cold cases to go uninvestigated,” she said. “But we’re concerned DNA will soon be used for everything. The scope increases dramatically once you open the door.”"