Trust — The DNA Geek

In the midst of political turmoil in the USA, two major changes took place in the world of genetic genealogy that may have escaped attention.  The first is that FamilyTreeDNA has a new owner.  The second is that the Terms of Service at GEDmatch/Verogen are changing.   FamilyTreeDNA As of 7 January 2021, FamilyTreeDNA has […]

Trust — The DNA Geek.

Dr. Larkin raises some great questions that need to be answered, especially the one about Law Enforcement in the U. S. It’s addressed for Australia, but missing from FTDNA‘s website. I removed my kits from GEDmatch a long time ago after they made it Opt-in to Law Enforcement. I could have Opted-out, but most people assume it’s Opt-out by default. It originally was, but now it’s Opt-in by default unless you manually change it.

About Wichita Genealogist

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
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