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Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jlaz yesterday. 26 Replies

With all of the money I have been spending on e-books and a bit on music and videos, over the years, I'm wondering if anyone has heard anything as to whether the rights to read, listen and view can…Continue

difficulty upgrading

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Haynes Jan 17. 10 Replies

[2016-01-07 - changing to general network questions - maybe I can get an answer there.  Disappointed not to get a reply yet.]As far as I know, haven't heard back from anyone at the site since I…Continue

GoFundMe question

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Hi - some questions and feedback on what appear to be multiple campaigns. 1) First, if I make a donation to the GoFundMe campaign, then do I get an upgraded membership for a time?  The process for…Continue

a couple of thoughts on immortality

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel W Dec 27, 2016. 12 Replies

Hi - This is an abbreviated version of something I tried to post a week or two ago when ning apparently was giving this site a hard time.  Note that I wasn't raised Christian and so only know the…Continue

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jlaz replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Joan, I was glad to see your thoughts here. Before I started this thread I considered posting it to your Economics group instead, as what interests me here is not only the issue of my own personal disposal assets, but probably more important to me…"
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BenGee replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Yea, I totally get that. And that ties into some of the broader questions the OP may have been looking for. For instance piracy has in a number of cases resulted in an increase of revenue for the content creator. This is because those who pirate…"
Sunday
jlaz replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Thanks Michael. Although I started off the thread with a question, what I am attempting to convey is there is more discussion that I would like to see beyond the immediate legal answers to the questions. As the legal questions are discussed, there…"
Sunday
Michael Penn replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Ben, without the pirates I couldn't even watch TV. Some of these guys are my friends. I live in both worlds here."
Sunday
BenGee replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Sounds like a plan, You can still pre load stuff onto a device, and give them the device with all the books downloaded. However they would need access to your accounts to re download them should they delete the books or the device becomes unusable.…"
Sunday
Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"BenGee, I am grateful for the information and know exactly where I stand. I might as well buy the books and have something of value to hand to my kids."
Sunday
BenGee replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Ah, well unfortunately thanks to the licence agreement you signed when you purchased the digital content, your licence only provides you specifically access to that data.  Technically you paid for access to the content, not the content itself.…"
Sunday
Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"As happens too often with me, I have several messages going at once and sometimes I accidentally forget and send off an empty message, or I fail to realize I have a message under construction and in the confusion, I delete it. I think that is…"
Sunday
BenGee replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Joan, why is there no text in your reply? Is the error on my end, or did A/N mess up when you tried to post? I'm pointing it out cause I'd love to hear your thoughts :)"
Sunday
BenGee replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"In that I would agree with your observations, The short answer to why we are in the situation we currently are in is simple. Money. Lets say Michael Angelo maintained ownership rights over his works and was able to re assign said ownership to some…"
Sunday
Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Jeez, I never thought about that. My son, Craig, gets my hundreds of books that now reside in boxes in my bedroom at Laura's or in my basement in my home of 41+ years. I have been buying ebooks and love the ease of carrying around my library.…"
Sunday
Joan Denoo replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Jeez, I never thought about that. My son, Craig, gets my hundreds of books that now reside in boxes in my bedroom at Laura's or in my basement in my home of 41+ years. I have been buying ebooks and love the ease of carrying around my library.…"
Sunday
Michael Penn replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Some of us here have tried to answer your questions for you and I have seen some excellent answers. My quote that you are showing is not exactly for the question you want answered. When you start using copyrighted material of any sort to make money…"
Sunday
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jlaz replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Hi BenGee:I think my reply is a bit mixed.First, as I mentioned to Michael, my main concern is not about some meager collection of media that I have.  It is more to discuss the broader macro-economic, business and legal question.  I guess…"
Sunday
jlaz replied to jlaz's discussion Can rights to digital media be passed along to one's heirs?
"Hi Michael: My main concern here is not my meager portfolio of a few thousands of dollars of expenditures. It it is the theoretical discussion of a business, legal and economic question possibly affecting (as I've said) future financial…"
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At 1:48pm on May 28, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Greetings, Josh! I see you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus since Feb. We have a new group where you might feel more at home. Please consider joining Hang With Friends  , where we can share our stories and laugh, and discuss anything on our minds.

At 5:02pm on February 16, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Josh, and welcome to this wonderful world of Internet atheism----a haven from the superstitious nonsense of the fictional god of the masses.

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