DNA Tests

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by hemihead, Aug 24, 2017.

  1. hemihead

    hemihead Well-Known Member OFC Regular

    I have been seeing DNA Tests being advertised and was wondering how accurate they are . Has everyone ever done this and what was your experience ? Also , what to you think they do with your DNA Data ?
     
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  2. Jerseyjen

    Jerseyjen Moderator OFC Regular

    I know that ancestry has been used to track criminals. i know a few that have done it. Not sure of the accuracy though.
     
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  3. hemihead

    hemihead Well-Known Member OFC Regular

    So that tells me they are collecting personal property and selling it to the government .
     
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  4. MarcusBrody

    MarcusBrody Well-Known Member OFC Regular

    DNA test are a joke and are an easy way to make money to gullible genealogy amateurs.
    Take an example, a result says you're x% French or y% Italian. This has absolutely no meaning. Northern French people are of Germanic type and southern French are from Mediterranean type (French and Italian themselves being nationalities and not ethnic types). Same worth for Italian. Are you a northern Italian (bordering Germanic and Slavic countries) or are you Sicilian?
     

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