Last year, I received a letter from my lawyer asking if I’d considered what I was going to do with my digital assets. I called him up.
“What do you mean by this?” I asked.
“You have digital music and movies and books and other files, right? Did you know that under the current laws, you can’t will them to anyone like you can with your CDs and vinyl?”
Whoa. That never occurred to me. And it’s not just in Canada, either. The Daily Mail has this story about what happens to the digital music owned by Britons when they shuffle off this mortal coil and join the choir invisible.
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