By: Blake Ellis
When people die, it often means the end of their online identity as well.
But this month, Delaware became the first state to pass a broad law giving heirs the right to access online accounts and digital assets of someone who has passed away.
Under the new law, which went into effect last week, the executor of the estate has access to their “digital assets such as email, cloud storage, social media accounts, health records, content licenses, databases and more,” according to a statement from the Delaware House Democrats. Read the rest of this entry »