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A new startup is catering to people who want more privacy—but that means giving up a chance to find relatives

A pipette adds a sample to petri dish with DNA profiles in background.
A pipette adds a sample to petri dish with DNA profiles in background.
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Brianne Kirkpatrick interacts with plenty of people concerned about privacy. One time, when the licensed genetic counselor was helping a client look over potential relatives based on DNA matches in the ancestry website FamilyTree.com, she found one with an unusual name: “Not Saying.”

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