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  1. Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
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    Resource Type: Organization
  2. EFF Sues Justice Department for Records About FBI’s Plans for Rapid DNA
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    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI to gain access to documents revealing the government’s plans to use Rapid DNA.
  3. Gene wars: the last-ditch battle over who owns the rights to our DNA
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    A US biotech company is fighting to protect the patents it took out on a test for a cancer-causing gene. Scientists say a win for the firm would set back a growing ability to detect diseases.
  4. The government owns your DNA. What are they doing with it?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Some US states have created biobanks of genetic material left over from patient screening tests, with specimens potentially used for purposes that have not granted informed consent, bringing up disturbing ethical and privacy concerns.

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