Apple will have to grant access to iCloud data to a deceased’s family members

A German court previously ruled that personal Internet data should be included in an inheritance.

An Austrian court has ruled that Apple must provide a relative of a deceased person with access to the iCloud account .

Apple was sued in the Dornbirn District Court. Prosecutor Stefan Denifl appealed to a ruling by the German Federal Court of Justice, stating that personal Internet content should be considered part of a person’s inheritance . According to Kleine Zeitung :

According to a final ruling by the Dornbirn District Court, Apple must provide an heir with the person’s iCloud account login details.

It appears that the Cupertino company accepted the court ruling and reset the deceased’s password so that information could be consulted by relatives.

What do you think? Should a person’s digital data be part of the legacy?

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