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What happens to the value of online assets after death?

The Economist looks into what happens to our online assets after a user dies.

Photos and music files sit in a sort of nebulous limbo for the living and studies show the value of our digital property is rising quickly.

New business models and services are stepping to in make it easier to transfer this property.

Can we imagine a day when our iTunes collection can reside in our IRAs?

Source: Online Assets (The Economist)

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    [...] Posted on June 5, 2012 by Zack Miller // A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a piece on the Economist about what happens to the value of your digital assets when you die. [...]

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