According to a February 21, 2014, news release, Facebook has made two updates to its policies regarding the accounts of deceased users.
Previously, Facebook allowed one of two options for a deceased user’s account. ...more
There was an interesting January 29, 2014, article on CNET written by Don Reisinger describing how a thief/hacker allegedly hijacked an Internet domain name and e-mail account belonging to Naoki Hiroshima and stole his...more
As of the date of this posting, seven states have recently passed laws and at least eighteen other states are considering new laws granting fiduciary access to an incapacitated or deceased person’s online accounts and other...more
When a person becomes incapacitated or after a person dies, there are significant challenges that fiduciaries and family members face when dealing with that person’s smartphones, computers, electronically stored information,...more
One of the most frequently asked questions I hear when I talk about estate planning for digital property is, “How should I choose and store secure passwords for my accounts?” There’s a great July 10, 2013, article by Dan...more
Governor Dayton signed the new Minnesota Omnibus Tax Bill (HF 677) on May 23, 2013. While there has been media coverage regarding the changes to the sales tax, you may be less familiar with the Minnesota income, gift, and...more
Today, I saw an interesting article about the value of Internet domain names, especially as more mobile devices move to “apps” instead of Website–based services. The July 20, 2011, article was written by Austin Carr and...more