Digital Wills: Will They or Won’t They?

On January 24, 2019, Cory McCormick, a Las Vegas police officer, signed the United States’ first ever digital will.  “Mr. McCormick was able to sign and notarize his will in minutes,” which otherwise would have taken him “nearly an hour,” not including the time required to travel and find a lawyer.  This will was created with the help of a San Diego startup Trust & Will, which defines itself as an “online service providing legal Continue Reading →

STLR Link Roundup – February 26, 2019

British Parliamentary Committee Urges Rgulation on the Technology Industry On February 18th, 2019 a scathing report by a British parliamentary committee was published urging tougher rules to keep technology companies in check.  In this report, they stated that Facebook “misled” Parliament on data misuse.  They also argued that “companies like Facebook should not be allowed to behave like digital gangsters.”  This report was released after 18 months of investigating Facebook and contributes to the growing Continue Reading →