02 October 2014

Ancestry.com Does Destroy DNA Database ... (I normally like alliteration and not this time!)


Even when you know the news will come some day, it’s still a bit gut-wrenching when it comes!

This time I am not talking about the death of a long-sick or aged loved one, I am talking about the Ancestry DNA database.

In spite of petitions and letters and pleas, from their customers, from the genealogy community and from the leaders in genetic genealogy, Ancestry did exactly what they said they would do – they deleted the Y and mtDNA data bases and in effect, destroyed the contents – tens of thousands of irreplaceable records, gone, forever.

In other words, they burned the courthouse of the County DNA.

Read the full details in Roberta’s post on DNAExplain, Ancestry Destroys Irreplaceable DNA Database.

Not much more to be said ....




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