Article by Fabafterfifty
We are all aware of our material assets, and have no doubt thought about who we will leave what to in our wills- who gets what jewellery, which paintings, money, property, Great Aunt Bessie’s teapot! But what about our ‘digital’ assets? What are they and how can we protect them? I caught up with Paul Golding, founder of iCroak to ask him to clarify.
What are digital assets?
Digital assets are anything held in a digital format.
Social assets. From a social point of view these include email accounts, facebook, twitter, google+ etc.
Monetary assets. There are also monetary assets- paypal, online bank accounts, some gaming systems, all of which may well hold actual funds but where there is no paper trace, with only online records...