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Millions of people have willingly given up their privacy via their own DNA, thanks to the growing popularity of at-home ancestry tests. More than 26 million people have taken DNA tests from at least one of the four major consumer genetics companies, according to a recent study by MIT Technology Review.  SEE ALSO: Conan O'Brien's DNA test results are frankly a feat of human genetics According to a disclosure from Ancestry, the company sold more than 14 million kits. The second-biggest DNA testing company, 23andMe, has tested more than 9 million people. Finally, the companies MyHeritage and Gene by Gene have built databases of around 2 million profiles each.  Read more...More about Dna Test, Family Tree, 23andme, Ancestry, and Ancestry Test