Monday, September 26, 2005 - Ancestry Daily News, 26 September 2005 - Ancestry Daily News, 26 September 2005: "Bad information circulation has long been a problem for family historians, with erroneous data from publications being picked up and shared. These days we have to be extra careful though. Information circulates so quickly on the Internet, that within days of a posting, it can be picked up by surname lists, message boards, or any number of other ways, and reposted several times without verification. You may see the same fact, listed ten times on different websites, but that doesn't make it correct. Take the time to consult original records and analyze the conclusions that others have made. Their standards may not be as high as yours are."


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