The right to digital death in the Russian Federation, EU, and USA

  • Anna Kanakova Altai State University - Russia
Keywords: digital rights; inheritance; digitalization; digital death; digital life.

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to identify common and specific features of the theoretical and legal foundations of the right to digital death. Today, the regulation of this right is at the initial stage, and only a few countries (USA, France, Spain) have established in their legislation the norms regulating the order of inheritance of virtual objects. The legislation of the Russian Federation does not contain any special norms, however, the latest amendments to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, which come into force on October 1, 2019, have indicated a completely different vector of development of this sphere than that followed by other countries. The analysis of the existing legislation revealed the problems of fixing and implementing the right to digital death and suggested ways to solve them.    

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Author Biography

Anna Kanakova, Altai State University - Russia

PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Constitutional and International Law, Altai State University, Russian Federation

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Published
2019-11-30
How to Cite
Kanakova, A. (2019). The right to digital death in the Russian Federation, EU, and USA. Religación. Revista De Ciencias Sociales Y Humanidades, 4(21), 57-64. Retrieved from https://revista.religacion.com/index.php/religacion/article/view/511