Concern over loss of digital legacy

Even though it has become commonplace to store most personal information online, few have granted someone in their family access to that information in the case of their death.

Failing to do so, according to a report from Copenhagen’s IT University, risks leaving family members without access to their loved one's past.

Historians have also expressed concern that the transition to digital could leave them without enough information to draw a clear picture of what life was like at this point in history.

One organisation that helps people draw up wills said it had recently begun advising people how best to pass on their digital documents. 

Kristeligt Dagblad

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