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Charlotte Talks

Digital Afterlife

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Your Digital Afterlife Most Americans have a rich digital life. We post pictures of our families, we make political and social comments and we have many online accounts that include personal information. In such a complex digital world one emerging issue is what happens to our digital life when we die? How much of our digital life do we own, if any, and how do loved ones manage social sites or online accounts when a family member dies? There is an emerging field of lawyers and consultants on the digital afterlife and Actor's Theatre in Charlotte is even presenting a play, Dead Man's Cell Phone that explores this concept. We connect to the digital afterlife. Guests Evan Carroll - Co-Author, Your Digital Afterlife James Lamm - Attorney, Estate Planning, Specialty in Passwords and Digital Property Add and read comments