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Testament digital, legal digital profile, or delete it? | Diseases and conditions.

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The digital Testament responds to the need to put on the record about what we want to do with our identity and heritage digital - the set of interactions on the Internet - once we have died.
The digital heritage is the set of interactions we do people on the Internet through emails, photos, videos, files, comments, post, etc., that we got on the net and share through accounts of mail, social networks, blogs, banking and digital businesses. And, as all assets, it can be bequeathed to others after our death in the form of inheritance.
However, so other people will inherit our digital heritage and take the identity that we have forged in the network, data that we have uploaded, and passwords that protect our transactions and profiles, it is necessary to let evidence of our desire in this respect using what is known as digital Testament, it can also pick up our desire to disappear completely from Internet in which case all accounts and profiles created by us should be deleted when we have died.
Currently, there are no laws that regulate these aspects, so both if we are to bequeath to one or several persons our digital heritage, as if we prefer that it be eliminated, we will have to produce a document with our activities in the network and include it in our will clearly indicating our desire.

The future of your digital identity

Some web pages and social networks have taken steps to fill the legal vacuum and let the users decide – also through Internet - what they want to do with their digital identity when they die. It is the case of Facebook and Google, for example.
The social network there is an option from which can be removed the account and a home in which a family member can communicate the death and, after checking that it is true, the network allows data to be erased, or keep the page of the deceased in a commemorative way.
The digital Testament can also pick up our desire to disappear from the Internet, in which case all accounts and profiles created by us should be deleted when we have died
Google, for its part, enabled by 2013 a new feature so the user planning the future of your digital profile on Google+, Gmail, YouTube, Blogger, or Google Drive. With a tool called Manager of inactive accounts, the user can choose their accounting data to be removed after a period of inactivity as determined by him, or choose a trusted contact to receive the information they contain.
The use of new technologies has introduced new requirements, and in this case is at stake the confidentiality of users, and potential dangers such as the misuse of the data and the usurpation of identity; for this reason, and while the legislation sets a day, a good solution is to introduce in the Testament notary a specific clause that addresses the management of your digital identity when you are not.
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