Monday, 20 May 2019

GEDMatch LEM. changes to opt-out default

And the LawEnforcement Matching (LEM) fallout continues.
Here are two of the more balanced and explanatory posts on the topic.

https://www.legalgenealogist.com/2019/05/19/gedmatch-reverses-course/

https://dna-explained.com/2019/05/19/gedmatch-implements-required-opt-in-for-law-enforcement-matching/

Your data on GEDMatch is now opted out of LEM by default.

NB WikiTree links from GEDMatch may also have been changed as part of this update.
Seems to be those that were set to Enable even if alias have now been set to Disabled. 

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