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  • Jim Brown
    Group, ..... Here is a site, Family Discovery, to stay away from ... Read the following ...... Jim Brown ... From: Roland Elliott
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 3, 2000
      Group, ..... Here is a site, Family Discovery, to stay away from ...
      Read the following ...... Jim Brown

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Roland Elliott <rolandelliott@...>
      To: <PABRADFO-L@...>
      Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 9:03 PM
      Subject: Re: [TriCounty] FamilyDiscovery.com


      > How many miles to the gallon?Family Discovery like many new groups are
      > fleecing our works and selling them,they also have change lines to fit
      what
      > ever scheme or family you want.r
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <JoyceTice@...>
      > To: <PABRADFO-L@...>
      > Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 16 31 PM
      > Subject: [TriCounty] FamilyDiscovery.com
      >
      >
      > Hello Friends and Guests of <A HREF="
      > http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/jmtindex.htm ">Tri-Counties Genealogy &
      > History
      > Sites of Joyce M. Tice</A>
      >
      > I very much regret that information about Family Discovery has reached you
      > through the Tri-County mail list.
      >
      > This is pretty much a scam from what I have heard. I would not recommend
      it
      > or any other organization of its type. If this is the one I have heard
      > about,
      > they are indexing all the work that the many of us have put up at our own
      > time and expense and made free for all of you. They, of course, are
      charging
      > you to see what we have already given you as a gift. They are in no way
      > reimbursing those of us who have incurred the expense. This is a very bad
      > thing. If you really insist on paying for what is free, then please send
      > donations to Rootsweb from which I purchase space at less cost than I
      could
      > any other place, or consider chipping in on some of the expenses of those
      > who
      > are providing you these free resources.
      >
      > There are many persons who have created entire websites with no new or
      > original content at all, but merely links to sites such as my own where
      the
      > real resources are. If they are not charging you to use them, then they
      are
      > really just finding a way to create a website without having to do any of
      > the
      > real work.
      >
      > In the case, however, of those who create a web site to resources provided
      > as
      > a service to the genealogical community at the expense of people like
      > myself,
      > and then charge you to use it. Well, I really don't know what to say that
      is
      > fit to print. The information that has passed through the mail lists for
      > site
      > providers like myself indicates that is the case with Family
      Discovery.com.
      >
      > Joyce M. Tice <A HREF="http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/jmtindex.htm">
      > Tri-County Genealogy Site of Joyce M. Tice</A> >>
      >
      > ______________________________
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