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Saturday, July 21, 2012 goes head-to-head with

Thanks to an alert from Dick Eastman in a blog post entitled " Launches an International Records Web Site" I learned about a new "offer" from brightsolid's website. I have previously pointed out that the big four online genealogy sites,,, and are locked in a battle to expand and dominate the online genealogy community.

Well, I wouldn't actually think that was locked in a battle with anyone, but all four are rapidly expanding their acquisitions, services, alliances and market positions. The offer from, confirms as I speculated, shows that's earlier move to establish a U.S. Census website was part of a larger plan to expand significantly into the U.S. and world markets.

The line up of major sites just got more interesting.

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