Seems like everyone is talking about Legacy Locker, the new company that serves as an estate agent – passing on your cyber belonging (passwords, web addresses) to friends and family when you die. In the last few weeks I've seen articles about Legacy Locker at CNN, the Inquisitr, Life Hacker, Mashable, Scobleizer, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch.
The service is free if you want to pass on three "assets" or less to a single. I can register and have Legacy Locker send my Facebook , Flickr, and Twitter info to the executor of my will. But I have more than that, so for Legacy Locker to really work for me, I need the paid plan: unlimited assets to as many different people as I like. That's $29.99 a year, or a one time (lifetime) fee of $299.99 – my choice.
The question becomes, what are your online assets worth to you? Or, what are they worth period. If the answer is 58 cents, Legacy Locker may not be worth your time. If you've got multiple identities in online games and a few marketable domain names, paying Legacy Locker (or someone like them) might be a good plan…