You Can’t Take It With You – Death and the Virtual World

Originally posted April 13, 2011

A UK charity recently did a survey to look at how people deal with idea of death and digital music, photography and online bank accounts. Their research found that although 80% of those surveyed have such things, fewer than 10% have given any thought about what should happen to those assets when they die. More than half also said their computers contained important domestic and personal information which could not be accessed by family members.

Available at http://www.socialgameslaw.com/2011/04/you-cant-take-it-with-you—death-and-the-virtual-world.html

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About John Nicholson

I'm a transactional attorney who focuses on structuring and negotiating large outsourcing transactions (both on and offshore). As part of my work, I've specialized in: - Structuring and negotiating large outsourcing transactions (both on and offshore) including IT outsourcing and various BPOs (including HRO, Facilities Management, Procurement, Finance and Accounting), large systems development and implementations; - Assisting with development of RFPs, proposal evaluation, down select, and negotiation; - US and European privacy laws, including US Safe Harbor, and state privacy and data breach notification laws; and - Privacy, security, legal and contractual issues associated with cloud computing. I'm a frequent speaker on outsourcing, privacy and security issues. Before becoming a lawyer, I was the acting IT director for a mid-size company prior to hiring the CIO and project manager for the company's Oracle Financials implementation.
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