Forensic genealogy

According to a recent article in BuzzFeed, Family Tree DNA is now cooperating with the FBI to solve cold cases.

From their perspective, this is not a violation of their user agreement, since their database has always been open to anyone who wanted to upload a DNA profile.  However, most of us uploaded our DNA with the implicit understanding that it would be used for family history, not crime fighting.

As a genealogist, I'm concerned that this will make my job more difficult.  I fear people will be less likely to upload their DNA or to share identifying information.

What do you think:  breach of trust or no big deal?

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