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Dear Sanfelesi People,
Until further notice all Sanfele Surname Lists for San Fele Genealogy Researchers have been moved and are currently updated at this link:
 http://italiangenealogy.atspace.com/sfele/san_fele_research.html

- For the following reason -
Rootsweb is owned by Ancestry.com Holdings LLC. 
In 2012 Ancestry.com LLC was sold to Premira Equity, a London based diversified holding company for $1.6 Billion. In April 2016 SilverLake Investments and GIC Private Limited (formerly known as the Government of Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund) acquired stakes in the company.

In 2016 it was announced that Ancestry com LLC company (as noted above) mysteriously had a major data loss in its RootsWeb/USGenWeb/WorldConnect web pages and Rootsweb became unavailable. Around that time I started moving more of my S.Fele web pages to the site I use for my San Fele Historical Trees study-hobby and bit by bit deleted all of the Sanfele Historical Tree from the Rootsweb servers.

During 2017 the Classic, Rootsweb Sites went offline and could not be accessed by the original-website builders such as myself. Sometime in 2018 the Rootsweb sites were brought back online (mid-summer to autumn) although the webmasters were not officially notified, en masse, that they could begin to update their sites. I discover it by accident ("divine guidance") on a Rootsweb blog that is no longer open for comments and which was easy to access.

No one is disclosing the size of the various companies’ shares in Ancestry com LLC. The past year some financial news articles (Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, etc) suggested that the company is, once again, privately seeking new investors. 

If you study investment companies you will know that concern for the product is not as important as the stockholders’ profits. Anything that costs money, including making mirrored (backups) in case of outages in database backup warehouses built for that purpose cuts into their profits especially if the backups are “freely hosted” sites.

In addition, I cannot tell you for sure that Ancestry.com LLC will honor the European Data Privacy Laws known as the General Data Protection Regulation (G D P R_ which was designed to protect personal information in the age of the internet.

Until further development it is best to put the
San Fele (PZ) Basilicata, Italia Researchers' Lists on another site. 

Ancestry.com LLC now requires the Rootsweb webmasters to sign a Terms and Conditions Waver before permitting the former Rootsweb webmasters (like me) access to update and maintain the Rootsweb sites they built and maintained for free Read more:
https://www.ancestry.com/cs/legal/termsandconditions

Of particular concern is the following paragraph, found in the section:
https://www.ancestry.com/cs/legal/termsandconditions#Misc

"If Ancestry is Acquired: If Ancestry or its businesses are acquired or transferred to another entity (in whole or part and including in connection with bankruptcy or similar proceedings), Ancestry has the right to share your Personal Information, User Provided Content and Additional User Information with that entity. These Terms will continue to apply to the Services until you receive notification of changes to the Terms or Services."

Since I was unable to easily access this SanFele site for about a year to make changes I choose to be cautious and moved the researcher lists. 

For those of you who have done any DNA testing via Ancestry com LLC the only advice I have for you is to consult your attorney and give them a copy or a link to the Terms and Conditions YOU agreed to.

Although Ancestry .com LLC (no longer owned by Mormons) privacy may not end up being as horrible as FaceBook in Data Harvesting Abuse it is best to wait and see what develops. Anyone on the S.Fele list (which is now on my hobbyist site as noted)  who wants to be removed or to have any photos on this Rootsweb hosted site owned by Ancestry.com LLC removed, please notify me.

The San Fele Genealogy Researchers list I maintain is now on this link:

http://italiangenealogy.atspace.com/sfele/san_fele_research.html

Kind Regards to All.
P.M.Nigro

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