Data Mining the Deceased

More than half of North Americans are fascinated by genealogy and invested in their family histories. The emotional impact of uncovering one's ancestors, culture and country of origin can be profound, but there is another side to the rise in genealogy that goes beyond human interest. This documentary explores what may be the largest historical enterprise in the world, and one of the largest data-mining operations, and how it is driven by big religion, big technology and big business.
Aired:
May 27, 2019
Watch Until:
Jun 25, 2019