Does DNA profiling violate privacy rights?

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Last month, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that the state can keep an arrestee’s DNA profile on file, even if the arrestee has been acquitted of the underlying crime. The decision has sparked some concern from Ohioans, and others, over whether they have a right to DNA privacy and whether Ohio’s DNA profile retention policy violates that right. But understanding privacy rights requires an understanding of what is sought to be protected.

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