Estate Planning for Digital Assets: an update!

110_F_50689487_9O86wi6r58htt9mdAALpixylrJHpSolR

A few weeks ago I published a post on Estate Planning for Digital Assets, and thanks to information provided by my friend and colleague Morgan Bembry, I am happy to share this update:

According to N.Y. Times article Bequeathing the Keys to Your Digital Afterlife, Google has a program called Interactive Account Manager.  This feature allows you to direct that Google deactivate all related accounts after a selected period of ‘silence’.

Also, other programs such as SecureSafe allow you to store username and password information.  In fact, I would expect that these types of apps and programs abound.

Or, as the Times article points out, there’s always your sock drawer. Not that I’d recommend it.

Advertisements

About Sarah R. Watchko, Esq.

Sarah R. Watchko is an attorney practicing estate planning and elder law in Atlanta, Georgia

Discuss!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: