Email Afterlife: New Legislation Could Give Family Members Access to a Loved One's Email After Death

The Uniform Law Commission, a group of lawyers that help standardize state laws, is urging lawmakers to enact legislation that would allow families to access the email and social media accounts of their deceased loved ones unless otherwise specified in a will. The law would give heirs access, but not control of these digital assets. For this to happen, each state's legislature would have to adopt legislation.

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