The Genomics Leak

There's been a number of stories in the news about leaks of classified data, and Steven Brenner from the University of California, Berkeley, writes in a Nature column that release of genomic data could be coming and that researchers and their institutions should be prepared for such an event.

"How long will it be until an idealistic and technically literate researcher deliberately releases genome and trait information publicly in the name of open science?" he asks.

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