Hi Ancestry — you took William D. Robathan’s questions and promised him an answer. To refresh, he’s still waiting to know:
Thanks Ken! I cannot provide a legal explanation here in the comments. Its unclear how defensible the Ancestry Terms and Conditions are. For example, a parent, as guardian, can make contractual decisions that bind their underage children. However, its an unresolved question of legal interpretation of how a third-party “genetic relative” would be…
Thanks David. This article is not an endorsement of Ancestry, 23andMe, or any other genetic testing service. As a matter of expediency, this article focuses only on Ancestry. Would be happy to read and share any article that analyizes or compares the Terms of Service of other genetic testing services.
Hi Deb — there are a number of different policies on the Ancestry website. All quotes in this article are taken from the website.
Interesting insight. Maybe it’s two separate concepts?
Here’s the direct quote from the Wall Street Journal, “his campaign sprayed ads at Facebook users that led to 100,000 different webpages, each…
Thanks for your comment Chip. Please read the piece again — it does not say that Facebook ads were a “dirty terrible secret way to suppress votes.” Ignorance is making up quotes.
In fact, the piece does say “President-Elect Donald J. Trump shrewdly invested in Facebook advertisements.”
Thanks for your input Social Alchemist. This article focuses on digital advertising technology and does not express a political opinion. If you have concerns with the term “voter suppression operations”, please address them to the senior Trump campaign official who labeled the campaign’s efforts in this area as “voter suppression operations.”
Not at all. These data segment numbers correspond with industry norms. Major data broker companies, credit reporting agencies, and digital services such as Facebook and Google, easily record and store thousands of data points per user.
From a New York Times piece on Acxiom published in 2012, “Few consumers have ever heard of…