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From: "Jackie" <>
Subject: [TGF] New question about software
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 10:22:58 -0500
Oops, sent this to Tom and meant to send it to the list.
> I have been following this discussion as well, and also have an IT
> background and love to 'tinker' under the hood. I have not used TNG but
> it does give me thoughts about a business focus as well. I'm good
> technically, but I'm even better doing technical education. I've thought
> about a web site with tutorials in various genealogy software. And
> possibly either in person or online classes. One stumbling block for me is
> intellectual property rights. If I get serious about this avenue, I need
> contact an attorney and find out if I can discuss and use screen
> shots/video from software I own on the internet, or if (as I suspect) I
> to get permission first. And if I do proceed, how to word the letter to
> protect myself down the road. Does anyone have experience with this?