A month ago, in our April 15 post, we wrote about Google's introduction of a dashboard to assist people with making decisions about what happens to their digital data after death. This could include designating someone to serve as "inactive account manager" - or, in more popular terms, a Google heir.
In an age that has been rise to Google driverless cars and Google "glass" (computerized eyewear), this is hardly a far-fetched term. But as big as Google is in its cultural reach, the question of digital heirs goes far beyond any particular company or service provider.
In Massachusetts and across the country, more and more people are tryng to come up with estate plans that integrate all of their online assets.
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