With all the news about privacy, identity theft and the role of access to vital records, have you ever considered that in 2012 most of us (at least here in the United States) have more privacy than our ancestors? As a result of living in the digital age ruled by the Internet and social media, is there really less privacy than in prior years? In fact, the reverse is true. Learn what type of information about your ancestors was public and how to find it!
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About the presenter
When Thomas MacEntee is not busy writing blog posts, organizing the 2500+ members ofGeneaBloggers, teaching online genealogy webinars and more, Thomas MacEntee is busy in his role as “genealogy ninja.” Stealth is not always easy, but Thomas manages to get the inside track on emerging technologies and vendors as they relate to the genealogy industry. After being laid off from a 25-year career in the tech industry in 2008, Thomas has been able to “repurpose” his skill set for the genealogy community and loves to see other genealogists succeed, whether it is with their own research or building their own careers in the field. You can reach Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his site at High-Definition Genealogy.
Thomas is the author of:
- Google for Genealogists webinar-on-CD
- Backing Up Your Genealogy Data webinar-on-CD
- Building a Research Toolbox webinar-on-CD
- Dropbox for Genealogists webinar-on-CD
- Google Docs for Genealogists webinar-on-CD
- Google Forms for Genealogists webinar-on-CD
- Facebook for Genealogists webinar-on-CD
- Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune webinar-on-CD
- Navigating the 1940 U.S. Census webinar-on-CD
- Researching Your New York Ancestors webinar-on-CD
- Staying Safe Using Social Media webinar-on-CD
- The Genealogy Cloud: Which Online Storage Program is Right For You? webinar-on-CD
- Wikis for Genealogists webinar-on-CD
- Legacy QuickGuide®: New York Genealogy
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We look forward to seeing you all there!