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A Closer Look: Your (online) life after death

 
FILE - In this June 16, 2013 file photo, Internet users browse their Facebook website by the free wifi internet service in an underground station in Hong Kong. It’s never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

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FILE - In this June 16, 2013 file photo, Internet users browse their Facebook website by the free wifi internet service in an underground station in Hong Kong. It’s never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

    A Closer Look: Your (online) life after death

    Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

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FILE - In this Saturday May 19, 2012 file photo, Pavel Durov, founder of Russia's leading social network site VKontakte, or "in contact", sits in a cafe in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia’s most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an end to a months-long dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court. London-listed Mail.Ru Group said in a statement Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014 that it now owns the whole of VKontakte following its purchase of a 48 percent stake from investment fund United Capital Partners.

    Oligarch buys Russia's most popular social media

    A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia's most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an end to a months-long dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court.

  • A Closer Look: Your (online) life after death

    Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

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