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A man in Alaska has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against FamilyTree DNA, a genetic genealogy service, according to Ars Technica.

The plaintiff, Michael Cole, alleges that after buying a genetic testing kit and joining an online forum for people doing genealogy research, the results of his DNA test and personal information became publicly available on the Internet and were disclosed to a third-party ancestry company.

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