Inactive Account Manager: After a Google User Dies, A Will for Their Google Data

Google Inactive Account Manager

Inactive Account Manager is a newly announced feature for Google users that lets them decide what will happen to their Google data after they die or are incapacitated. Should a Google user’s account become inactive, the account can be set to delete itself after a set time frame of inactivity. Alternatively, the user can designate one or more trusted contacts to receive the user’s Google data from a variety of services including Gmail, YouTube, Picasa, Drive, and more. Before taking any action the system sends warnings to the user’s mobile phone and secondary email.

via Google Public Policy Blog

E.D.W. Lynch
E.D.W. Lynch

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