Do geni.com and myheritage.com belong to Mormons?

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In 2003, CEO Gilad Japhet and a team of genealogy enthusiasts founded MyHeritage in Japhet's living room in the small town of Bnei Atarot, just outside Tel Aviv, Israel. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MyHeritage]

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David O. Sacks is the Founder and CEO of Yammer, Inc. Sacks was previously the COO of PayPal until its acquisition by eBay. Subsequently, he founded Geni.com, a family tree building and networking website. [http://www.crunchbase.com/person/david-sacks]

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Family networking and genealogy website MyHeritage said it bought rival Geni.com as it continues to expand into the United States.

The Israeli company did not disclose how much it paid for Los Angeles-based Geni.com... [http://news.yahoo.com/myheritage-buys-geni-com-raises-25-million-private-180856014--sector.html]

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Erica Howton, a curator at Geni.com says, "Geni.com is non secular and user driven..."

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FamilySearch.org is the Mormon site.

by Debby Black G2G6 Mach 8 (80.6k points)
selected by Anonymous Barnett
Erica Howton, my previous colleque curator on Geni, is not representative for judgements and knowledge about Geni. According to the wikipedia page Geni.com ihas been founded by a former CEO of Paypal [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PayPal_Mafia], David Sacks, with only one goal, fast making big money! The religious background of the management isn't known, but there is a very big jewish contribution to the tree.

The management is not very clear to users and curators and always pretends: you doesn't know all facts about Geni and we are not going to discuss that with you!
Thanks, Fred. At the time, I couldn't find anything about religious or secular associations with Geni.com which is why I used the quote from Erica.
Family search has the most records, albeit not always easy to find.  They are working on Italian project to digitalize Italian records and I found records from Settefrati Frosinone Italy on there....and you can go to one of their locations to look up records that are not available anywhere else. With a camera icon records are digitally available wnd film reel you have to order for $7.00 to the location and sign up for a time to view those records and make copies.  If digital you can download records to a memory stick.

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