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Digital Afterlife ? What happens to your data after you die?

  1. May 23, 2010 #1
    Hi everyone. *I’ve been pretty busy the last few weeks and blog neglect is a definite consequence. *Ironically, it fits pretty closely with the story I was going to write about today, based on an article from the BBC that I came across this morning. *The issue is about the perpetuity of people’s data after [...]http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=virtualnavigator.wordpress.com&blog=11498882&post=101&subd=virtualnavigator&ref=&feed=1

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  3. May 25, 2010 #2
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  4. May 25, 2010 #3
    In the future, there will be sophisticated genealogy searches that will turn up your great-great-grandpa's stupid youtube comments, google earth pics of where they lived, and what was their favorite music based on itunes downloads.
  5. May 25, 2010 #4


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    Don't online services have a policy to deactivate an account due to non-use? Say they do, in which case "whatever happens to any deactivated user's space, dead or alive" is the answer.
  6. May 25, 2010 #5


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    Something like this eventually? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MyLifeBits" [Broken]
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