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I want to do the 23 and me DNA ancestry test and I've already ordered the kit. However, now I am having second thoughts about them keeping my DNA etc. I am a bit worried about the risks of handing your DNA to some random company that may use it for other things.

Need some advice. pls help
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Anonymous #2
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Uhhh well the government do way worse stuff behind the scenes . Ik you are probably scared because maybe conspiracy theorists well the ones I’ve watched said tht they would do something with dna. You have already spent the money. Personally I want to do it but I’m scared too. But isn’t there like websites where u can type your name and your bloodline comes up but you still have to pay idk.
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(Original post by Anonymous)
Uhhh well the government do way worse stuff behind the scenes . Ik you are probably scared because maybe conspiracy theorists well the ones I’ve watched said tht they would do something with dna. You have already spent the money. Personally I want to do it but I’m scared too. But isn’t there like websites where u can type your name and your bloodline comes up but you still have to pay idk.
Yeah about those websites.. I’ve come across them too. However, I don’t think they will work on my family because my parents came to the Uk as immigrants ( a long time ago) so I don’t think there is some sort of bloodline record for my family here.

I watched this vid and this put me off from doing the DNA test.

There aren’t rigid laws in place to protect privacy at the moment. I don’t want to be discriminated for my ethnicity or DNA based traits when I am trying to get a job. The fact that health insurance companies could use your DNA information against you also scares me. Doing a DNA test will also put the rest of my family at risk.

So I really want to do this test but I don’t really trust these DNA testing companies. 😭
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