We weren't involved when Palladium acquired Commsoft's genealogy business so I can't comment on any change that may have happened. In my experience I don't think that there has ever been any feeling approaching paranoia. And it was TLC that acquired Broderbund (in the year after Palladium acquired Commsoft's genealogy business. This chronology is in my "Brief History" post at http://genforum.genealogy.com/uft/messages/474.htmlhttp://genforum.genealogy.com/uft/messages/474.html ).
Sincerely, Paul Burchfield, Genealogy.com Technical Support Find Ultimate Family Tree knowledge base articles, hints, tips, message boards and more at: http://www.uftree.com/UFT/Nav/ufttech.htmlhttp://www.uftree.com/UFT/Nav/ufttech.html