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Re: Abused and Used: Public Trees vs. Private Trees

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Re: Abused and Used: Public Trees vs. Private Trees

Posted: 1254406946000
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SherryJEdgar said "Take a look at the website FindAGrave dot com. It is a WONDERFUL site built by users from all over the world. The contributors do it because they enjoy it and they enjoy helping people."

Yes, it is a wonderful site. However, I as well as other Find A Grave contributors have stopped contributing for ONE reason: family tree owners "lifting" photos (copying the photo from Find A Grave and uploading to their Ancestry family tree) without nary a second thought. And let's be straight about this: "lifting" is a euphemism to make people feel better. It is STEALING, plain and simple.
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