In preparation for death, it is the physical that are written up into wills. But what about the viral world as more and more of personal information is released online? The authors of “Your Digital Afterlife” see the deceased’s online presence as a negative factor to the digital world, however it may also serve as a type of shrine and a way of remembrance.
It is very difficult to find information on less notable people from the past. However, a ghost like digital presence would give one more information on that person than any obituary would. It is a new way of looking into the past and seeing people, not completely, but in a more three dimensional way.