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Submission + - Ancestry.com sold (usatoday.com)

LeadSongDog writes: The staggering family history collection of ten billion records at Ancestry.com has just been sold to Permira Funds (a European private equity firm), along with subscriber records for two million users.

If anyone is still using their mother's maiden name as a security question, it's wake-up time.

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Ancestry.com sold

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The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

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