November 27, 2008

Personal genomics - sellers and customers

Barbara Prainsack and coauthors advocate more government regulation of personal genomics because they think that the idea of individuals making free, informed choices is fantasy.
[A]lthough personal-genomics companies proffer education, those who sell products are seldom the best educators of their potential customers.
Politicians also sell us products. And, unlike companies, they often force us to buy them.

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