It’s been known for some time that Cyndi Howells had serious copyright issues with another online genealogy site – and I posted about it on November 5, 2012. On December 30, Dick Eastman posted that “On December 21, 2012, Cyndi Howells filed a lawsuit against Barry J Ewell, owner of, in Washington Western District Court, Tacoma, Washington, for violation of copyrights.” Read more at Dick’s site.