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A law recently signed by Governor Bruce Rauner will make it easier for Illinois residents to access family members' social media accounts after they die.



The legislation requires that tech companies, such as Facebook, offer users a chance to name a beneficiary who would be given access to the account after they die or become incapacitated.


Hillside Democratic Representative Chris Welch sponsored the law. 


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