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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Ada Kulesza  
What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die?

In 2005, college student Loren Williams was killed in a motorcycle accident. His grieving mother, yearning to feel closer to her son, wanted to use his Facebook page. More than just seeing the site, she wanted to see his correspondence, to read his messages, in hopes of understanding her son better. A 25-year-old federal law, however, barred her from accessing his account. See also: Podcast: Accessing Your Family Member’s Facebook Account after They Die Video: Planning for Your Social Media …

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