Approval of Changes
I am a FH student at BYUI. I find it very frustrating that anyone can make changes to anyone's family in FamilySearch Family Tree without proof or approval. I have been advised by more than one instructor to NOT use FamilySearch because of this. I suggest that all changes go through an approval process so that unnecessary changes or unproved information cannot be added just willy-nilly. I was also shocked to find out that some members duplicate existing people on purpose so that their children or grandchildren can have names to take to the temple! I understand the concept of one big world tree, but it cannot be a free for all. There must be a way that we can regulate the information being put out there. There is also the issue of changing a living person to a deceased person and thereby having 30 of that person in the tree. For example, when my husband's grandmother passed away, about 30 of her grandchildren then went into their living grandmother's record in their own trees and changed her to deceased, thereby creating 30 grandmothers, all the same person. I don't know how to control that, but it is definitely a problem.