Sourcing and Protected Profiles

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Why are some Acadian profiles protected when they have not yet been properly sourced??? I just changed Pierre Babin (Babin-91) which is protected but was poorly sourced. Accepted/approved sources for Acadians can only/should only come from the list at <http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Category:Source_Acadienne  

So No 1, I am asking what does it mean to be "protected" if someone still must improve the profile and the sources.

And No 2 why aren't the valid sources being used instead of junk sources?

thanks for your answers.

Mary Beth
in The Tree House by Mary Beth Mylott G2G6 (6.3k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

1 Answer

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Hi! See this page for more information about protected profiles. The main reason a profile would be protected before it's fully developed & sourced would be to preserve the LNAB. Cheers, Liz

by Liz Shifflett G2G6 Pilot (654k points)

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