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Hiawatha Bray On Technology: Your Digital Assets05:28
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There are lots of ways to unlock your digital devices... pass-codes, passwords, proximity sensors, even your fingerprint.

But what happens when you die? For relatives of the deceased, accessing secured electronics and online accounts can be an arduous challenge. And it raises important questions for the living... Are you prepared for your digital death? Hiawatha Bray digs into it in his latest column.

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Hiawatha Bray, technology writer for the business section of The Boston Globe. He’s also author of the new book, “You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves.” He tweets @GlobeTechLab

This segment aired on December 4, 2014.

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