I tried MyHeritage with the basic subscription and don’t trust it for various 
reasons. It defaulted to automatic renewals every year and I don’t remember any 
other options. It was extremely difficult to find out how to enter an end date 
for the subscription because it was buried so deeply. From memory, I had to get 
out of their website and search on Google to find out how to do it.

I entered some relatives on their Family Tree Builder. Even though I thought I 
kept everything private, it ended up fully displayed on their website. 

You can never relax while using MyHeritage and have to constantly be on guard. 
Their technology/program seems to have “trip wires” everywhere to reset 
everything to defaults that suit them.

Like others, I found MyHeritage users never provide sources. To contact them or 
see their website, often requires paying the premium subscription.

On one occasion, I did manage to correspond with someone using MyHeritage, but 
his information was full of errors and false presumptions. He claimed to be an 

I think MyHeritage will do everything they can to mine data from Legacy users. 
Also, Legacy users will gradually have to pay for more and more features and 
upgrades. As for cloud storage of family files- as soon as users get used to 
it, there is little doubt that costs will be attached.

MyHeritage seems geared to obtaining your data for free, while making you pay 
as much possible to search for any.


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