Database Nation

Errata for Database Nation

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 7
The fourth line of the first paragraph did read

". . .created a commission in 1970. . ." It now reads: ". . .created a commission in 1973. . ."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
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Page 7
The fourth line of the first paragraph did read

". . .created a commission in 1973. . ." It now reads: ". . .created a commission in 1972. . ."

Anonymous    Sep 01, 2000
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Page 26
3rd paragraph

Holtsville now says [New York]after it, not [New Jersey].

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2000
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Page 32
The second paragraph, line 6 did read

". . .want to have records that could be used to trace back to the their. . ." It now reads: ". . .want to have records that could be used to trace back to their. . ."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
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Page 71
The sixth line of the first paragraph did read

"All that's is needed. . ." It now reads: "All that's needed. . ."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
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Page 190
In the third line of the last paragraph on page 190, did read

"The researchers scanned 858 anonymous blood samples from Askenazi Jews and found the genetic defect, called 185delAG, in eight of them--a little more than 1%." It now reads: "The researchers scanned 858 anonymous blood samples from Askenazi Jews and found the genetic defect, called 185delAG, in eight of them--a little less than 1%.

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
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Page 194
In the third paragraph from the bottom, starting with the third line

did read: ". . .Dr. Mary Claire King, a world-renowned geneticist and professor of anthropology. . ." It now reads: ". . .Dr. Mary Claire King, a world-renowned geneticist and professor of genetics and medicine. . ."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
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Page 211
The fifth line of the first paragraph on page 211, did read

"...they are more properly though of as military actions." It now reads: "...they are more properly thought of as military actions."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
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Page 295

John Gilmore's group is listed as the "Electronic Freedom Foundation". It should be listed as the "Electronic FRONTIER Foundation".

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2000
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Page 300

The following entry was added to the index "Brandeis, Louis, 6"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 2000
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Page 312

The following entry was added to the index "Warren, Samuel, 6"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 2000