Next on your agenda: genetic privacy

Tuesday, 24 January 2006, 11:20 AM EST

Who could forget the scene in the film Minority Report where the police -- following a tip from mutants who could see the future -- raided a house and arrested a man before he could commit a foreseen crime? It was a fantastic scenario, but it framed a dilemma we in America may be approaching faster than we think: Can organizations ethically use personal information about an uncertain future to change a person's benefits or freedoms in the present moment?

At Computerworld.

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