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Presidential Commission Seeks Feedback on Privacy

GENETIC PRIVACY—U.S.

March 29, 2012

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues is seeking public comment on the "ethical issues raised by the ready availability of large-scale human genome sequence data with regard to privacy and data access and the balancing of individual and societal interests." The commission, established in 2009 by President Barack Obama, published a call for comments in the Federal Register this week. The comment period ends on May 25.
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