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From: Scott Kendall <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Will the deal with FTDNA be voided? - Ancestry.com buysArchives.com
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 08:05:13 -0500
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I wonder if Archives.com was aware of an upcoming offer by Ancestry.com and this is why Archives.com partnered with FTDNA just to boost revenue to negotiate a better sale.

Archives.com got me for a year. We will see how things go.

Scott
On Apr 27, 2012, at 1:08 AM, Nelda Percival wrote:

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> Hi...
> Now here is a real question for the DNA list about this buy out... Will Family Tree DNA's partnership with Archives.com be voided? that's from From:
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> Those who joined archives.com - do you still want to be part of archives? If so, why and if not, why not.
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> Nelda L. Percival
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>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 06:48:24 -0700
>> From:
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>> Subject: [DNA] Ancestry.com buys Archives.com
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>> The deal will allow Provo-based Ancestry to reach a specific part of the
>> market that Archives was able to acquire, Ancestry CEO Tim Sullivan said in a
>> telephone interview. The company will pay cash and assume liabilities.
>> http://bit.ly/IwWrcH
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>> Source: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554682/Ancestry-buys-Archivescom-to-expand-family-history-industry.html
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