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As policy makers wrestle with how to handle the digital remains people leave behind on sites like Google and Facebook after they die, a new state law expanding access to the deceased’s accounts could set a national trend. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a bill this month that gives estate attorneys and other fiduciaries more control of their deceased clients’ digital data, including email, social media and cloud storage data.



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