Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Cyndi's List and MyGenShare court actions announcement

News announcement concerning the recent court actions involving Cyndi's List and MyGenShare:

SALT LAKE CITY, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/

Cyndi's List and MyGenShare have successfully mediated a resolution of their pending legal actions and corrected any misunderstandings on mutually agreeable terms.

Cyndi's List filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington captioned Cyndi's List and Cynthia Howells v. MyGenShare.com, LLC and Barry Ewell, Case No. 3:12-cv-06074-RBL alleging copyright infringement, unfair trade practices, tortious interference, and unjust enrichment (the "Litigation"). MyGenShare denied the allegations by Cyndi's List and any "wrongdoing" and brought a counterclaim for defamation, tortious interference, and violation of the Washington Consumer Protection Act. Cyndi's List denied the allegations of MyGenShare and any "wrongdoing."

The parties have dismissed all claims with prejudice.

(Source: www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/litigation-between-cyndis-list-and-mygenshare-dismissed-213982651.html)


My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My Scottish land and church records ebooks are available at http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html, whilst my next Pharos Scottish course, Scottish Research Online, starts Sep 4th - see http://pharostutors.com/details.php?coursenumber=102. Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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