Yet no digital right
While these issues are important, we are in desperate need of some basic digital rights.
Simply put if I get hit by a bus my next of kin have no rights to thousands of pounds of software, music and video.
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if I get hit by a bus my next of kin have no rights to thousands of pounds of software, music and video
Devil's Advocate: Depending upon the licence agreement to which you clicked "I agree", they may not have any such rights. And if you've willingly accepted a service on those terms, essentially as a personal service to you, why should the provider then have to give that service to somebody else when you've kicked the bucket?
Not because of this, but for the other more prosaic reasons of digital ephemerality, I buy CD or DVD versions.
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