Digital Assets and Digital Inheritance
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02.07.2021
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2021
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10.18254/S123456780015732-6
Digital Assets and Digital Inheritance
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The paper reveals the concept of "digital inheritance" - a new term in law, which has become widespread in many legal systems and refers to the transfer of rights to digital assets in a broad sense. It is established that only turnable digital assets are subject to transfer by way of universal succession. It is shown that the possibility of digital inheritance by law and by will is limited depending on the object by the terms of the contract (a license, services, confidentiality) and/or the human constitutional right to privacy.

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Julia S. Kharitonova
Professor of the Department of Business Law of the Faculty of Law at Lomonosov Moscow state University
Lomonosov Moscow state University
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