Have questions about how copyright laws work? We all do. It’s not all that black and white since there are different laws – or rather variations of the law- in different countries and conflicting opinions on how those laws are interpreted.
From the Family Search Blog posted 14 Oct 2013:
MyHeritage, the popular online family history network, and FamilySearch.org announced today the signing and commencement of a strategic partnership that forges a new path for the family history industry….”
What does this mean for users of both sites?
Users will be able to access Family Search historical records database and Family Tree using MyHertiage SuperSearch now. In return, MyHertiage allows Family Search access to it’s “powerful technologies”
The full press release containing details of the partnership can be found here.
Free Access to the 1911 Census England & Wales Census http://t.co/GbIuLzleBx Ancestry.co.uk is offering free access to the 1911 England & Wales census until October 14 records. You will need to register with Ancestry.co.uk with your name and email address. [Don’t forget that all England &
Wales censuses can be accessed without charge at any Family History Centre.]
— Calabria Exchange (@calabriaxchange) August 1, 2013
We are currently in the process of extracting the 1745 Catasto Onciario for the Comune of Gioiosa. At the present time it is almost 50% complete. Images and extractions should be completely uploaded sometime in August.
Stay tuned for further updates on this and many other exciting new projects.
By now most people have heard the news that Ancestry is going to retire the old search feature on their site. A “new and improved” feature is in the works to merge the functionality of both the Old Search and New Search into one consolidated search engine which has set a lot of people in ‘panic’ mode.
Unfortunately, change is unavoidable (and necessary) in today’s wonderful world of technology. This of course doesn’t help those who repel change and technology (myself included).
What can you do? Well Ancestry has set up a survey to solicit feedback from it’s viewers about what they like/don’t like. They will use the feedback to help with the design of the new feature which may not be all bad.
To read more about the the allegations brought forward by both parties and the outcome of the case, visit PR Newswire’s.
Both have dismissed all claims with prejudice..