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Weekend tech reading: Who owns your data when you die?

By Matthew
Jul 28, 2013
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  1. After we die, our bodies are reduced to dust or ash, through burial or cremation. The fate of the digital corpuses we leave behind is rather more complicated. Before the advent of internet-hosted storage and services, your digital remains would...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    That 12K PC is cool. I think Titans are a better option due to the 6GB of GDDR5.
     
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,406   +1,592

    At that point, I really wouldn't care.
     
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,371   +289

    I plan to pass on all my data to my wife and children as with the rest of my estate.

    gl with the TBs of pr0n
     
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  5. Nobody
     
  6. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,968   +738

    If it takes that long to relieve me of my data, then a Chinese supercomputer maintained by a group of political detainees are falling down on the job (maybe due to having too many body parts harvested by the government?). Hopefully, when it happens, keen followers of TechSpot will notice the difference when my posting devolves into

    *You tried to click the link, didn’t you?
     
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  7. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,406   +1,592

    Not until after reading the quote. I did however click the U-Lucky link to see if it was legit. OMG it was!! :O
     
  8. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,968   +738

    Only the finest hand-picked kitchen utensil grade aluminium is good enough for U-Lucky eXXXXXtreme cooling solutions.
     
  9. Google :) apple dont own **** about me ;) google. trustet by geeks!
     
  10. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,516   +336

    Personal Identity info belongs to me,

    whatever I post (anywhere) belongs to no one/everyone because I lost control of it when I clicked [POST/SUBMIT]
     
  11. Ill just delete all my data before I die. If any one wants something from it, they can call up the NSA for a backup copy.
     
     


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