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Take Control of Your Digital Legacy by Joe Kissell

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Deal with Passwords

Every site and service that asks you for a password represents information you need to pass on to someone.
Every site and service that asks you for a password represents information you need to pass on to someone.

When I turn on my computer, it asks me for my password; without it, no one would be able to access any of my files. The same goes for my smartphone and tablet (although mobile devices typically use shorter, numeric passcodes). And in the course of my work and play, I use (at least occasionally) hundreds of Web sites, apps, and cloud services, each of which requires an account with a username and password, and most of which contain at least some information that would be interesting or useful to my family and friends ...

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