Michael Arrington has a post at the TechCrunch blog about his own experience sending in his DNA to 23andMe. Before you let out a "been there, done that" yawn, GTO has this to say -- Arrington raises a great issue that we haven't seen in anyone else's posts so far. What if, he asks, he just sends in someone else's DNA under his own name? Sure, a service company like 23andMe could easily distinguish male DNA from female.

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