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Via the website, and only through a legal process
proving that the original owner is now deceased (case
of Bin Laden set aside for now) the chosen user - using
the name and password given to them during original
owner's lifetime, and optionally by the original owner's
request, after verifying
their id, have access THROUGH
ID INHERITANCE, to sections of the web, such as bank
accounts, blogs and more.
The credentials will be automatically changed to point
The new owners of the ID will (a) not have access to
credentials on the website directly (since they are
interacting with the website solely via IDInheritance).
And (b) will have all actions via IDInheritance.com
(except passwords) of theirs recorded on
IDInheritance.com, should dubious acts by the new
owners ever be suspected. Users will be forewarned,
and can watch the records of their usage (but not
On the other hand, IDInheritance server will be set so
that only the received owner can actually use the
aged / experienced user accounts for sale
[fishboner, Nov 09 2012]
||Reminded me of the aged user account market.
Sort of an ugly underbelly of the internet and
discussion boards in general when combined with
||I bone anything that gives the government one-stop
shopping for my online identity.
||wh what? this idea allows me Joe the User, to "write
a will" that passes on my identity only to said
||How does the government get my identity?
||It only confirms that I'm not here anymore. Since you
received the password and are the holder of the
email, and in the case of my special request, since
you have been identified as John the Inheriting Guy,
but if I didn't specifically request that, then simply by
getting the (username and) password from me while I
was still here, you get to run my bank account, blog
and other things. BUT: Everybody knows that what
you are doing is only as my successor, and that I'm
not here anymore.
||OK, I'm out of here for now.