DNA winds of change — The Legal Genealogist

Big changes in the wind at FTDNA, GEDmatch There have been two major developments in the DNA world this week — a change in ownership at Family Tree DNA and a change in direction at GEDmatch. And exactly what either change will mean for the typical DNA customer… Well, The Legal Genealogist is taking no […]

DNA winds of change — The Legal Genealogist

Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “DNA winds of change,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 10 Jan 2021).

I wasn’t aware of GEDmatch TOS change, but I stopped using the website after the decision to make Opt-in to Law Enforcement the default even though they made it sound like the default would be Opt-out of Law Enforcement.

Time will tell how the merger with myDNA and FTDNA plays out. While there are no new TOS on FTDNA‘s website, I won’t be surprised if they come out with some new terms in the not too distant future.

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Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's collaborateDealspotr.com
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