Your DNA as your ID?

Your DNA can act as a genetic fingerprint to identify you and find out who is related to you. Some governments and commercial companies think your genetic information should be included in national identity databases, and used on ID cards, in the future.

Blogs and information in this section will help to answer questions about the potential use of DNA in identity schemes such as:

Could my DNA be collected for a national ID database?

Can my DNA be used to identify my relatives?

Can my DNA be used to discriminate against me?

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