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When consent gets in the way

As the prospect of personal genomes for all promises to revolutionize personal health records, Patrick Taylor says that mandating consent does not protect privacy or ensure public benefit.

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Taylor, P. When consent gets in the way. Nature 456, 32–33 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/456032a

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