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Digital Data After Death: Who Owns It, What's It Worth?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014   (0 Comments)
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Private Grief and Pubic Memory


In her Scientific American blog, Krystal D’Costa, an anthropologist who works in digital media, discusses how the continuance of digital presence after death disrupts some traditional mourning rituals. She also discusses developing legal and ethical implications for the businesses that store social media content as well as the survivors of a deceased person who posted personal and professional information on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter,  Pinterest and other sites.  McAfee valued this aspect of our lives at around $35,000

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