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Geneanet and DNA

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Geneanet and DNA

Post 22 February 2017, 22:21

Does GeneaNet have any plans to implement DNA into the website? Either by allowing for upload and matching of raw DNA or offering a fuller service?
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Post 23 February 2017, 11:35

DNA testing is illegal in France so we can't plan to add it to our website :-(
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Jean-Yves BAXTER
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Wow illegal ? Ohhhh Thats so disappointing, I did not know this. That kind of makes sense as to why there doesn't seem to be any real action on my French Ancestry on AncestryDNA.  Obviously people in France cannot test.

Thanks for your quick answer, much appreciated.
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Post 04 November 2017, 16:36

But you are based in Utah, United States, where we have the freedom to check our DNA.  Being located in Utah, you answer to the laws of Utah, don't you?  I'm asking because I am still looking to join an ancestry site, and the DNA feature would be a great plus.

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Post 06 November 2017, 13:25

No, we are based in Paris, France, and our website is hosted in Paris, France.

FamilySearch is based in Utah, United States.
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Jean-Yves BAXTER
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Hi
I live in France i used the DNA site 23and me it takes about 6 weeks

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Re: Geneanet and DNA

Post 11 August 2018, 19:10

Ancestry.com is having a sale on DNA kits right now. They do that from time to time. (In case you are reading this after the sale is over, just watch for a new sale!).

I have family in Cuba. Because the mail service between Cuba and the US is so unreliable, people here post to our Cuban Genealogy Facebook page and ask if someone is going to Cuba who would be willing to carry along a DNA kit. Folks are more than willing to do this. Is there a Facebook page for French genealogy? If not, then perhaps someone might create one.

If you have friends who will be traveling to France and who could carry along a kit for you, that might be one way to get the DNA testing done.

Another way is that if you will be in the US and can order a kit sent to a US address, you can test while you are here, mail in the kit, and then go on home to await the results.

If you do buy a kit this way, be sure to register it before mailing in the sample.

Good luck!

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Re: Geneanet and DNA

Post 11 August 2018, 19:28

as i posted before I purchased a kit from 23and me $99 and it as sent to me in France and isent it back and got the results 6 weeks later.

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Re: Geneanet and DNA

Post 29 October 2018, 09:44

I didn't know DNA testing was illegal in France. Such a huge disappointment. I'm in the UK, so I don't need to get one sent to me...I've already done one. But it does mean and explain why I'm not getting many matches with the French side of my family. :cry:

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