Online accounts, photos, music files, email or text message threads… The tracks that we leave all over the Internet and the files linked to our identity could end up being much more voluminous than the physical assets we plan to leave in our wills. Is it possible to specify one’s “last wishes” in this regard?
A quick overview of a new concept: the digital legacy.
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