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Here’s my take:

Family Tree is still allowing law enforcement use of its DNA matching services (which provides access to data on thousands of matching customers’ names, emails, segment data, family trees and more out to the distant cousin level for any crime scene sample submitted) without consent of the other users, and opting out being the only way to prevent it.

But … at least there’s some hope of a change here because there’s at least some recognition that the natives are restless — customers are not uniformly happy about giving up access to any of their information to law enforcement without court orders under appropriate judicial oversight.

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