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My Digital Legacy

As we spend increasing amounts of time online, much of our lives have found their way onto the digital sphere. Joan Bakewell asks what happens to these digital assets when we die.

As we spend an ever increasing amount of time online, much of our lives, both professional and personal, have found their way onto the digital sphere.

So what happens to it all when we die? Should we view our digital assets much like our physical possessions? And, if so, how should we manage our digital legacies?

Producer: Beth Eastwood.

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43 minutes


The Panel

James Norris, Founder of the Digital Legacy Association 

Lucy Watts, a Patient Leader who sits on numerous committees on palliative care, the digital world and disability 

Dr Elaine Kasket, a Counselling Psychologist and writing a book about death in the digital world

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  • Wed 20 Dec 2017 20:00
  • Sat 23 Dec 2017 22:15