Web Privacy for the Dead

Who takes down your email and Flickr accounts after you’re dead?

As we increasingly live life on the Web, services are popping up to help people manage their online lives after they die. At the same time, regulators are cracking down on privacy violations for the deceased.

VitalLock.com offers an application that lets people encrypt personal messages on their computers and send secure messages to people now or after they die. The goal is to give people a safe way to share account passwords, wills and other important information, said founder Bob Stewart.

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