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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — These days, DNA testing is making headlines in politics and criminal justice — and genetic privacy is increasingly in the spotlight.

At 23andMe, the industry’s best-known company, the executive tasked with thinking about safeguarding DNA is global privacy officer Kate Black.


STAT recently sat down with Black at 23andMe’s headquarters here in Silicon Valley. Here’s what she had to say about her role, recent news stories, and 23andMe’s policies:

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