- The legal, ethical, and philosophical conundrums of Digital Afterlife
- The ways digital media are currently being used to expand the possibilities of commemorating the dead and managing the grief of those left behind
At a practical level, the cost of data storage and changing data storage systems mitigate the likelihood of our digital presence existing in perpetuity. Whether we create accidental or intentional digital memories, this has psychological consequences for ourselves and for society. Essentially, the foreverness of forever is in question.
CHAPTER 2. Social Media and Digital Afterlife
CHAPTER 3. Posthumous Digital Material: Does It ‘Live On’ in Survivors’ Accounts of Their Dead?
CHAPTER 4. The Transition from Life to the Digital Afterlife: Thanatechnology and Its Impact on Grief
CHAPTER 5. Proft and Loss: The Mortality of the Digital Immortality Platforms
CHAPTER 6. The ‘New(ish)’ Property, Informational Bodies, and Postmortality
CHAPTER 7. Digital Remains: The Users’ Perspectives
CHAPTER 8. Legal Issues in Digital Afterlife
CHAPTER 9. Building a Digital Immortal
CHAPTER 10. Philosophical Investigations into Digital Afterlife
CHAPTER 11. Postdigital Afterlife: A Philosophical Framework
CHAPTER 12. Digital Afterlife Matters