Your Social Media Account Will Be Considered Heritage
Denizlide Court of Appeal filed a lawsuit and asked for social media accounts of his deceased wife to be given to him
Social media user who lost his spouse in a traffic accident, in his petition to the Denizli 4th Civil Court of Peace, the determination of his spouse's inheritance in order to access photos, videos, audio recordings, media files and e-mails in his wife's Apple branded mobile phone in the iCloud account, demanded a decision to arrive.
The court rejected the petition on the grounds of privacy.
The user who brought the case to the Court of Appeal stated that the photos, videos, audio recordings, documents, notes, mails on his phone were in his iCloud account.
The e-commerce site account controlled through the iCloud account, e-gift vouchers and coupons were also linked to the account.
In the decision, "Digital assets are an undeniable reality. There are digital systems where cryptocurrencies are used in international payments. Again, in an environment where social media accounts that provide advertising revenues are increasing day by day, channels serving with advertising revenue and paid membership system on YouTube and similar digital platforms are created, digital There is no legal regulation regarding assets and digital inheritance, "he made a precedent decision to not inherit digital accounts.