Will My Daughter Get It After Me: Inheritance of Digital Properties

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Just two months back evergreen Princess Diana struck front page once more with her sons. This time it was about the inheritance of her huge estate and trust which are named after her two sons since the unfortunate death of the charming Princess according to her will. According to the court's indication Prince William who reached his thirtieth birthday last June officially became the proprietor of half of the fortune while for his younger brother it is due for June 2014. The inheritance process was not difficult enough because the inheritance law of the properties Princess left behind are quite established and thorough. But imagine what if Princess would have spent some more gracious English summer and would have owned some digital marvels and shopped some of her audio-visual treats digitally through Apple and Amazon; or would have had some heavily followed Facebook or Twitter page or at least some highly protected email accounts; do you think the  inheritance of those digital archived properties would have been easy like current situation?

The lawyers and the concerned legal experts are discussing the inheritance of archived digital properties (created and owned) for some time now and are quite inconclusive till. They all agree (and me too) that the intellectual property law we have even in the country like US is quite unequipped for addressing these situations and need severe attention. In States where average monthly spending over digital music and book is $30 it accounts to a quite significant money worth of digital property(!) accumulated over time. It is quite possible that a person actually owns several thousands of e-books, digitally audio-video library with thousands of songs, films and videos which can worth a significant portion of his life savings. It was not difficult in the ages of paperbacks- hardbounds-cassettes-cds but it is certainly much complicated now because we do not have any legal direction or protection over the inheritance of digital goods till. Coming to the matter of software (licensing) it is much more difficult no doubt.
In recent years only five states of US have passed laws about inheritance of email accounts and social networking accounts of the deceased souls but that retrieval can start a fresh legal straddle for the simple fact of the privacy of the individual. But no state has come up with anything about digital archive inheritance part yet. 
Currently the digital contents are non-transferable items which means that after the death of Princess if she have had any i-Tune or Kindle library those would not have been counted as part of her estate. This is a very complicated situation and definitely some of the astute legal minds are paving ways for their clients but that is not enough for sure. We currently only have places like Assetlock which can store your personal digital information but what about your meticulously organized ebook archive!
At the end, I personally don't want to see a day when I cannot leave a library full of memory,emotion, joy and love to my future because it's not 'legal'. I object!