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Aleks Krotoski: What happens to your data when you die?

Published: 09th April, 2020 at 19:59
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We ask social psychologist and host of BBC Radio 4's Digital Human Aleks Krotoski about life after death.

What happens to all your digital data once you die? We ask social psychologist, host of BBC Radio 4's Digital Human and BBC Science Focus columnist Aleks Krotoski about life after death, and she enlightens us on how much digital data is really out there, the value of virtual gravestones and why big data firms really don’t care if you’re alive or dead.

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Authors

Alexander McNamaraOnline Editor, BBC Science Focus

Alexander is the former Online Editor at BBC Science Focus.

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