Genomic Privacy and Direct-to-Consumer Genetics: Big Consumer Genetic Data -- What's in that Contract?

  title={Genomic Privacy and Direct-to-Consumer Genetics: Big Consumer Genetic Data -- What's in that Contract?},
  author={Andelka M. Phillips},
  journal={2015 IEEE Security and Privacy Workshops},
  • A. Phillips
  • Published 21 May 2015
  • Business, Law
  • 2015 IEEE Security and Privacy Workshops
This is a brief position paper providing a summary of current research on the legal regulation of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing (DTCGT), focussing on the contracts used by DTCGT companies. The overall aim of the larger project has been to explore the existing legal mechanims for the protection of the rights of consumers in their sequenced genetic data in the context of DTCGT. There are several areas of law which could be drawn upon to regulate the industry or which may have relevance for… 

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