When a person dies there are laws covering how their property is passed on to relatives. The growing use of social media has made some issues of inheritance more confusing. Companies like Google and Facebook contend laws approved decades ago prevent them from releasing electronic memories unless the account owner grants permission. Newer laws allow these companies to release basic information, but still require a person to specify which people can inherit their electronic information. Senator Jamie Pederson helped passed a law in Washington state to help relatives gain access to their loved one’s information. He said people still need to begin planning how to deal with their social media assets. He added, “This is one of those many examples were the law gets its power by giving people knowledge that it exists.”–By Jim L. Wilson & Jim Sandell
Who Inherits Selfies?, http://www.klove.com/news/2016/10/02/2/who-inherits-selfies, Accessed October 2, 2016.
Hebrews 9:27 (HCSB) “And just as it is appointed for people to die once—and after this, judgment —“