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Utah Moves Forward on Legislation that Gives Family Access to Email/Social Media After Death

Utah is considering passing legislation that would pass off the email and social media accounts of people who have died to their relatives. A Utah legislative panel backed the proposal unanimously on Thursday. "Thirty years ago, all of our property was tangible," Rep. Lowry Snow, R-Santa Clara, the bill's sponsor, said. "Now a lot of our property is in a digital mode, but still very valuable and needs to be protected."

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