Kirsten Dedrickson's research while affiliated with Stanford University and other places

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... Indeed, the biases, ethical problems and invasions of privacy that the armoury of investigative methods present have been used to bolster the arguments for universal databasing. It has been argued that universal databases would be fairer to all citizens than the current discriminatory investigative databases, would aid exonerations of innocent people, would deter crime and would eliminate the invasion of privacy represented by mass-screens (or 'dragnets') and familial searching [73]. The rise of investigative genetic genealogy and the use (and abuse) of publicly accessible genetic data by law enforcement has been used to further strengthen arguments in favour of universal forensic databases [74]. ...