Digital Afterlife: Passing On Your Passwords

Digital Afterlife: Passing On Your Passwords

What happens to your Facebook, online banking, email, and countless other Internet accounts after your death? We explore estate planning in the digital age.

Did you ever stop to think about what will happen to your Facebook, online banking, email and countless other Internet accounts after your death? The proliferation of both sentimental and economic property online is raising new challenges for estate planners. We explore why you may want to appoint a "digital executor" before it's too late.

Guests

Jesse Davis

Co-founder, Entrustet

John Romano

Co-founder, The Digital Beyond; co-author, "Your Digital Afterlife: When Facebook, Flickr and Twitter Are Your Estate, What's Your Legacy?"

Naomi Cahn

Law Professor, George Washington University

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