August 30th, 2007
The controversy over Ancestry’s “Internet Biographical Collection” set the genea-blogosphere awhirl. Hardly any active genea-blogger failed to weigh in on this issue. And that fact apparently carried some influence with The Generations Network. Additionally, readers and commenters were active. Although I usually don’t swell on such matters, GeneaBlogie received more visits on this controversy than we’ve had on any other …
August 30, 2007 Thursday at 4:41 pm
Get your submissions in before you leave for the long weekend! The submission site is here.
August 30, 2007 Thursday at 2:56 am
Our promised series on the 1890 census has been delayed while we reacted to and researched the issues concerning the Ancestry.com caching matter. It will be posted on Friday.
August 30, 2007 Thursday at 2:53 am
I’ve just come home from work to find messages and blogs stating that Ancestry.com has removed their “Internet Biographical Collection” which cached the work of other genealogists without permission or credit. Ancestry clearly underestimated the reaction of the genealogy community when they created this blunder. Their announcement says that the database is removed “for the time being.” One lesson I …
August 30, 2007 Thursday at 2:33 am