Ancestry analysis firm 23andMe has just inked a 4-year, $300M deal to share its DNA samples with the colossal pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. What are they going to do your genetic material? Good question. Did you carefully read and understand your Terms of Service? Sure you did. I’ll tell you how you can ask 23andMe (or Ancestry.com) to discard your samples.
In other news, some users are finding that they aren’t allowed to delete their Facebook apps from their phones, a new federal case has strengthened your privacy rights when it comes to phone searches, and the Weather Channel app has been selling your location data to third parties.