23andMe Cutting Off Genetic Data Access to Non-Subscribers | GenomeWeb

The story has been updated to clarify that customers ending their subscription to Personal Genome Service will continue to have access to their raw genetic data.

By Tony Fong

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – About one year after switching to a subscription-based model, consumer genetics testing firm 23andMe will limit access of subscribers who choose to end their subscriptions to their genetic data, a policy about-face that has left many subscribers up in arms.

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