Who owns your downloaded music after you die?
Earlier today, a story emerged from the British tabloids that Bruce Willis was considering suing Apple in a bid to determine who gets his iTunes music collection after his death. Perhaps something more suited for April Fool’s Day? We reported it (and fell for it) and we’ve updated the piece to reflect that the original source was a work of fiction. (Willis’ wife tweeted this morning that the story was not true.)
But the one thing still not settled or answered from today’s misreporting: what happens to downloaded content when the buyer passes away? (Spoiler alert: just because you buy it…
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