onsdag 17. mai 2017

Privacy concerns as China expands DNA database

China is building a vast DNA database with no appropriate privacy protection, human rights activists warn. While a genetic database of convicted or suspected criminals exists in many countries, China is thought to include anyone, regardless of valid grounds for suspicion. Ordinary citizens are being asked to have their blood drawn for a DNA sample,Human Rights Watch saysVulnerable groups and minorities appear to be a particular target of the push. Read more