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From: "Cindy Schott" <>
Subject: Re: ancestry.com
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 15:35:53 GMT
References: <E16P8.40284$LC3.firstname.lastname@example.org>, <3D0F24CE.A449447C@icehouse.net>, <aenjif$8ealq$1@ID-145214.news.dfncis.de>
Is it me, or has everyone else stopped receiving their daily ancestry
emailed newsletters? They used to list temporary free research areas. I
think they are going to get too big for their britches, and one of these
days, people will go only to the free or cheaper spots. There are plenty
of good ones out there.
"nancyb" <> wrote in message
> Hi Don.
> Just had to say I agree. I wouldn't pay the price for it. Heard that it's
> going up too.
> Thank God there are still public libraries with look-up rooms that don't
> Nancy Bishop
> "Don Nickell" <> wrote in message
> Again, this Thread seems to pop up (poop up) often and go on ad nausium. I
> just went over to $$Ancestry.com$$ to look up something and noticed what
> they said on their popup;
> "Upgrade your account today and get instant access to the
> world's largest online collection of family history
> million names in the U.S. and Canada. All for the low price of
> $79.95! (billed annually)"
> So this "billed annually" is a lie?
> Well, the term "low price" may not be a lie but it's certainly not
> consistant with the "$79.95" price! That outlandish!!!
> Elizabeth Richardson wrote:
> > "John J." <> wrote in message
> > news:4NbO8.19299$...
> > > Surprise! In the fine print, they announce that they will keep on
> > > billing your credit card each year, without contacting you.
> > This is untrue. They DO contact you, within enough time to cancel the
> > renewal (at least 2 weeks in advance as I recall). AND in that contact,
> > explicitly explain that they will automatically renew unless you
> > They tell you EXACTLY how to respond if you wish to cancel the renewal.
> > Of course, they can't make you read your e-mail.
> > Elizabeth Richardson
> > Ketchikan, Alaska
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