Numlock News: October 18, 2018

By Walt Hickey Deoxyribonucleic Snitches Right now, 60 percent of Americans of European descent can be identified through a large commercial DNA database, a figure projected to rise to 90 percent by 2020. This doesn’t mean that they have your DNA, per se, but if, say, your cousin, your grandmother’s sister and your third cousin did a DNA test for fun, there’s enough genetic material to work with that the Feds could probably narrow it down to you. By 2025, 21 percent of all Americans will be genetically sequences at the current rate.

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