Plus Edition Newsletter Has Been Sent

To all Plus Edition subscribers:

A notice of the latest EOGN Plus Edition newsletter was sent to you a few minutes ago. The latest Plus Edition newsletter is available at:

The following articles are listed in this week’s Plus Edition email:

News Flash: Sold to Blackstone in a $4.7 Billion Deal

(+) Is Your Genealogy Society Growing or Shrinking?

Why Was the Information Removed from Online?

Book Reviews: New and Updated “At a Glance” Guides

Why a Data Breach at a Genealogy Site Has Privacy Experts Worried

The Political Graveyard – Find a Politician in Your Family Tree

rootstrust, Version 2.0 is now Available

Cite This For Me

Updated: Hit With $250 Million Auto-Renew Suit In California

Ancestry® Launches AncestryHealth®, Powered by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

You Can Help Nazi Victims’ Families Learn Their Fates in Online Archive Project

The Digitisation of Historic Royal Australian Air Force Documents

The Annual Scottish ViC (Virtual Conference) Has Expanded

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 3 August 2020

It is the First Day of the Month: Back Up Your Genealogy Files

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One Comment

Professor Ian M. Johnson August 6, 2020 at 4:01 am

Watch Ancestry being loaded with debt to pay huge dividends to Blackstone – and then sold on. That is the way the private equity companies operate. They also usually cut costs, so it’s not good news for subscribers.


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