Ancestry sued for yearbooks — The Legal Genealogist

Case filed in California Where’s the line between making material available for genealogical research, and using private data for commercial gain? A lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco on Monday may help define the answer to that question. The case, brought by two California residents against Ancestry, focuses on the yearbook collection —…

Ancestry sued for yearbooks — The Legal Genealogist

Going to be interesting to see how the lawsuit turns out. I will update as things develop. It may take a while or it may happen fast.

Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “Ancestry sued for yearbooks,” The Legal Genealogist ( : posted 2 Dec 2020).

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3 Responses to Ancestry sued for yearbooks — The Legal Genealogist

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Wow this would be huge what the verdict will end up being

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