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From: "O. W. Odom" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] novice SMGF question
Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006 09:48:41 -0500
I must say you are getting a little tiresome. Others have been extracting
data from the SMGF database for years and now you as a johnny-come-lately
have decided to throw a tantrum about it. Get over it!
O. W. Odom
At 09:33 AM 4/7/2006, you wrote:
>They haven't made it impossible for us to get the data, they've only made it a
>pain in the <bleep>. For someone with nefarious intentions, it isn't an
>obstacle; they can and will get the data if they want it. It's only an
>to efficient research. It's a stupid set up, and someone with an IQ in three
>digits should been included on the committee that planned this ten-legged
>I got my data, and I only wasted about an hour getting what should have
>a few minutes.
>And if I were a lawyer, I'd say they've already breached their consent
>because the data ARE on the internet. They're time-consuming to extract, but
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: proofer joan
> > Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 9:14 AM
> > To:
> > Subject: RE: [DNA] novice SMGF question
> > Dear Diana,
> > The consent agreement prohibits Sorenson from directly
> > posting your results on the Internet. This is to protect the
> > privacy of people who wish otherwise.
> > You may determine the marker values for your Stroup by
> > changing the input values for each marker and then looking at
> > the results screen for closer matches.
> > Rather than <bleep> the SMGF, I praise them for reaching an
> > equitable compromise between privacy and accessibility.
> > Please contact me off-list and shall endeavor to assist you
> > in obtaining your data.
> > Sincerely, Joan
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