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Quote from the Sunday Herald Newspaper:

Brightsolid has recently won a contract to digitise, license and publish the 1911 Census of England and Wales from the National Archives in Kew, London. Van der Kuyl said the contract win was a "big deal" since the 1911 data is the most recent for which a licence is available, due to a 100-year bar on publishing it. He said it showed the extent of the company's ambitions to expand in markets outside Scotland.

But Simon Harper, managing director of market leader, said he was "not particularly bothered" by Brightsolid's genealogy push. He said his company had pulled out of the bidding process for the 1911 census because he believed it would only "tell our customers what they already know".
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