Gmail now lets you plan how your data is handled after death

Gmail now lets you plan how your data is handled after death

There was a time when we wondered what might happen to our online accounts if we died unexpectedly; a question that has spawned a number of startups designed to address this issue. But some recent high-profile examples have shown that there is still no simple, widely accepted solution for handling one’s data in the event of sudden death. However, a recent update to Gmail offers a new feature that may help its millions of users feel a bit more secure about how their data will be handled in the event of an untimely passing.

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