Social media after death
privacy after death
The Economist explains: Who owns your data when you're dead? AFTER we die, our bodies are reduced to dust or ash, through burial or cremation. The fate of the digital corpuses we leave behind is rather more complicated. Before the advent of internet-hosted storage and services, your digital remains would have been accessible only to those with physical access to your computers, and only then if you had not applied encryption or password protection.
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Online life after death faces legal uncertainty October 08, 2012, 10:24 AM — When people die in the real world, their online alter egos may live on, creating an unusual situation for those who only knew them through their online presence.
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This post originally appeared on My Life Scoop , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about using social media and technology for a more connected life. Death is a fact of life. When someone dies, they're no longer physically here, but their digital self lives on. There are more than 5 million accounts on Facebook that are inactive due to death, according to the calculations of BlackBook Media's Executive Editor Chris Mohney. And that's just Facebook. Think about all of the other social sites and online services out there - the number of abandoned accounts due to death must be enormous. 7 Resources for Handling Digital Life After Death
In 2005, college student Loren Williams was killed in a motorcycle accident. What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die? | Lawyers.com