Category Archives: GEDmatch

Superkit Sunday — The Legal Genealogist

When kits are combined So The Legal Genealogist finally got a chance to play with a new GEDmatch Genesis tool called the Superkit. And yes, in fact, there are differences between the match lists you get with a Superkit and … Continue reading

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Current April 2019 DNA Sales

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Horseshoes and Hand Grenades — The DNA Geek

Almost. Family Tree DNA almost got it right. In late January 2019, we learned that FTDNA had quietly changed their Terms of Service at least a month before without notifying their customers. The December ToS allowed any law enforcement agent, … Continue reading

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Current March 2019 DNA Sales

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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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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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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