Mar 082015
 
 March 8, 2015  Laws, Online, U.S.

CBS News reports:

 Does a person’s right to privacy extend past death?

In this digital age, yes, according to legislation passed by the 2015 General Assembly — the first of its kind in the country.

The Privacy Expectation Afterlife and Choices Act aims to assure that a person’s electronic footprint remains off-limits after death — even to his or her close kin — except under very strictly controlled circumstances.

The legislation traveled a long way over the course of the six-week session.

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