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2 responses to “Census for Sale: Library and Archives Canada and Ancestry

  1. jjackunrau August 12, 2013 at 8:40 am

    The Ontario Genealogical Society has an excellent response with more thoughtful questions than I’ve presented here: http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogsblog/?p=4115

  2. Bibliocracy August 12, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Good questions from OGS. To expand on those themes a bit, it might be worth looking over some of the questions asked (but never answered) about the Héritage project a couple months ago – most or all of these apply equally to the Ancestry initiative. See:

    http://kevinthelibrarian.wordpress.com/2013/06/16/concerning-the-deal-between-lac-and-canadiana-we-ask-for-transparency/

    http://bibliocracy-now.tumblr.com/post/52940350314/dont-kill-the-canadiana-deal-fix-it-heres-how

    http://arielkatz.org/archives/2848

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