German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook

Heirs in Germany have the right to access the Facebook accounts of their deceased relatives, a court said in a landmark privacy ruling on Thursday, saying a social media account can be inherited in the same way as letters.

German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook

German judges will rule Thursday on Facebook users' "digital legacy", or the fate of their private data after they die, in a case pitting the Silicon Valley giant against the grieving parents ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Heirs can access Facebook account of deceased relatives: German court

Heirs in Germany have the right to access the Facebook accounts of their deceased relatives, a court said in a landmark privacy ruling on Thursday, saying a social media account can be inherited ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Reuters Technology

Parents have right to access dead daughter's Facebook profile, German court rules, Thu 12 Jul 18 from Reuters Technology

Facebook ruling: German court grants parents rights to dead daughter's account

In a key ruling, a German court says the parents have rights to the account under inheritance law.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from BBC Technology

Parents granted right to access deceased daughter's Facebook profile - CNET

Facebook data should be treated the same as letters or diaries, a court ruled.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Landmark court case rules in favor of inheriting Facebook messages

German court rules in favor of relinquishing private Facebook data to the family of the deceased, as it's akin to inheritance.

Sun 15 Jul 18 from Techradar

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