Category Archives: FamilyTree DNA

RootsFinder DNA Tools

Updated February 23, 2019 after a comment made by one of the RootsFinder team: RootsFinder DNA Tools group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/205093263417577/ and RootsFinder YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxlfj_6Qy8_BMZBJEbPn9Ncy5f9qKV78t. Big thank you for the update from RootsFinder. I somehow missed this in my … Continue reading

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What FamilyTreeDNA Sharing Genetic Data with Police Means for You Law enforcement Can Now Use the Company’s Private DNA Database to Investigate Rapes and Murders — International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal

BY TINA HESMAN SAEY 6:00AM, FEBRUARY 6, 2019 A popular at-home DNA testing company has announced that it is allowing police to search its database of genetic data just as customers do when looking for family members. But there’s one … Continue reading

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More Privacy Concerns at Family Tree DNA — The DNA Geek

On 31 January, 2019, we learned from Buzzfeed that Family Tree DNA had allowed the FBI to use their customer database for criminal investigations. In fact, they had even changed their Terms of Service in December, without notifying said customers … Continue reading

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Commercial researchers gain FTDNA access — The Legal Genealogist

Bode Technology using FTDNA matching system The news about police access to the DNA matching system at Family Tree DNA just keeps getting worse. First, it was that, under an agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a few crime … Continue reading

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Reminder AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA, and MyHeritageDNA $59 Sales End February 14, 2019

Just a  reminder the $59 DNA sales at AncestryDNA – https://www.ancestry.com/dna/; also $59 on Amazon.com, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – https://www.familytreedna.com/products/family-finder; also $59 on Amazon, and MyHeritageDNA – https://www.myheritage.com/dna; $69 on Amazon end tomorrow, February 14, 2019.

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Valentine’s Day Sales — The DNA Geek

It’s that time of year: Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air! Chocolate is abundant. And if you’re not in the spirit, the El Paso Zoo will name a cockroach after your ex then feed it to a meerkat. There’s … Continue reading

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Let Iceland Be Your Guide If You Plan On Getting Married and Having Children

Iceland is isolated and tends to have few non-natives move to the country. It also has a small population: hair shy of 350,000. They created an app to see if your potential date is too close to marry: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/kissing-cousins-icelandic-app-warns-if-your-date-is-a-relative-1.1390256. I … Continue reading

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