What Happens to Our Cyber Life After Our Earthly Death

From time to time we have discussed here how difficult it’s been to terminate your cyber life and after your physical one is literally over.  Previously, Facebook and most online entities would not loosen the reins on personal accounts no matter how close the familial relationship of the requester.  Time, however, has a way of changing everything and now, like everything else in life, death is offering great entrepreneurial opportunities.  Since nearly 30 million Facebook users have “passed on”, it probably is a great time to get on the ground floor of the cyber account death business. For an interesting take on some possibilities tune in to this CBS Sunday Morning story and make sure you take this much away from it:  write down your wishes–earthly possessions and cyber ones.

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