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You mean geni.com.

You mean geni.com.

Don't see how this is useful

Don't see how this is useful to anyone except Erlich with no names whatsoever. How about no names of anyone born after 1900. That should exclude virtually all living persons yet give the maximum likelihood that all contributors and many other people as well will bind a branch that pertains to them since almost everyone knows their family tree back 3 or 4 generations.

Then people can go back to Geni.com etc and opt into a service in which others in their branch can contact them if everyone is agreeable.

@mcm. Indeed we do. We've

@mcm. Indeed we do. We've corrected the error.