Opinion polling is poor guide to policy as to a decedent’s email accounts, but there are some good approaches under discussion.
The Supreme Court of the United States may rule on the limits of a state’s ability to require disclosure of emails to an executor.
Will recently quizzed us on whether heirs should have access to a decadent’s email accounts. He didn’t specify any other logins, but all are potentially relevant probate issues. This is a thorny knot of issues that his question only grazes. Giving heirs access to just email archives is a lot more complicated than he lets […]
The recent Equifax data breach has many consumers worried about possible identity theft – around three million consumers in Massachusetts may have been affected, out of 143 million nationwide. Here are some steps you can take, and some steps your state legislators are taking, to protect your information. What you can do: Go to www.equifaxsecurity2017.com […]
Today’s second hour of Tom Ashbrook’s show looked at where facial recognition technology is taking us. The pending ubiquity of identifying individuals from snaphots, web posts, and security cameras is becoming a serious possibility. I would really like the Commonwealth to vouchsafe that my likeness and other personal details that I have entrusted them with is our little secret.
Senator Brownsberger is co-sponsoring the Electronic Privacy Act and Representative Rushing’s racial profiling data collection bill. Several constituents have asked him to sponsor civil liberties and privacy legislation. Here is a constituent e-mail about these privacy and civil liberties issues.