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DNA Analysis

An appeals court in New Jersey ruled that a man should have access to the trade secrets of TrueAllele, a probabilistic genotyping software that was used to link his DNA to a murder and other crimes, finding that it is “imperitive” to afford a meaningful examination of the source code, which could contain bugs, glitches or defects.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — An appeals court in New Jersey ruled that a man should have access to the trade secrets of TrueAllele, a probabilistic genotyping software that was used to link his DNA to a murder and other crimes, finding that it is “imperative” to afford a meaningful examination of the source code, which could contain bugs, glitches or defects.

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