JewishGen Webinar - June 24 #JewishGenUpdates #education

Nancy Siegel

We invite you to attend another free presentation in our series of JewishGen Talks webinars, with our speaker, E. Randol Schoenberg.

Privacy and Genealogy: What Are The Rules?

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

3:00 pm Eastern (NY) Time (19:00 UTC)

Privacy remains a huge issue for many genealogists and their family members, and the legal landscape concerning records access is constantly changing. Personal genealogy websites, as well as online collaborative trees, offer different levels of privacy protections.

In this JewishGen Talk, Randy Schoenberg (a well-known attorney, JewishGen Board Member, and Director of JewishGen’s Austria-Czech Research Division) will discuss the varied approaches to the question of privacy, focusing especially on ethical considerations. For example, how should a genealogist respond if someone says he/she does not want to be on your online tree? Should minors be allowed to use online genealogy platforms? Can the right to privacy ever be reconciled with online collaborative genealogy?

As genealogists increasingly utilize public, or semi-public, online collaborative genealogy platforms, these questions are becoming more common.

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