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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Preserving Your Online Life After Death

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What happens to your Facebook posts and emails after you die? Can your family have access to them? Can you will these rights to someone else? What happens to the real money that gets banked in virtual game worlds?

We explore these questions of online legacy with John Romano and Evan Carroll, the co-authors of “Your Digital Afterlife” and co-creators of the web site thedigitalbeyond.com


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  • Tomandsandy

    Most are not very strong. We should move on when someone we love dies, it doesn’t help us keeping hold of the past but puts our life on hold too! we cant change what has happened, i think its pointless keeping hold of face-books comments- almost self torture?

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