Who Gets Your iTunes Library When You Die?

27 Nov 2014

Smart lawyers are sending out letters to clients, urging them to think about a new wrinkle in estate planning.

Now that each of us is quickly acquiring vast libraries of digital assets–music files, ebooks, audio books–who gets them when we die?

All these digital things are in some way tangibly tied to the person who purchased them.  How do the rights to these digital things get transferred once the person who purchased them is no longer around?  This is actually a great question.  This will be a major issue starting…well, right about now. Might be time to revisit the will, you know?

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