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How to use 23andMe without violating your genetic privacy

This article was originally published on VentureBeat. If you’re like me, the idea of knowing what’s in your genetic profile is both fascinating and scary. Everything from your ancestry to your likelihood of getting Alzheimer’s to how quickly your body processes caffeine is in your genes, just waiting to be uncovered. And the company 23andMe […]

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Abine teams up with Mozilla and more to take a stand against NSA

If you’re bothered by the news that the NSA is collecting Americans’ personal information, it’s time to take action. First, take on the law. We’re proud to be a business supporter of Mozilla’s Call.StopWatching.Us campaign, which makes it easy to call your representative and sign on to a letter to Congress. We joined a growing list of […]

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You can’t stop the NSA from tracking you, but you can make it harder

What can regular people do to stop NSA spying? That’s the big question in the wake of the NSA surveillance news that’s shaken the nation. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have a simple answer. There’s no way to block NSA surveillance completely. Even if you rebelled against technology, ditched your mobile phone, and avoided using heavily-tracked web […]

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