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Owner Information Immortality, LLC
Created by David Eagleman
Slogan(s) Bridging Mortality
Alexa rank Positive decrease 1,043,319 (April 2014)[1]
Launched 2006
Current status Closed

Deathswitch was a website that allowed users to store encrypted emails, to be sent out at the time of their death. This was determined by the user entering a password at preset intervals. If the password was not entered after several prompts, the emails would be sent out to the indicated email recipients. The service announced its shutdown on October 22, 2015. Other services have risen up in its place such as [2] & email from death[3]].



1 email, no attachments.[4]


$20 per year, 30 e-mails with attachments (video, etc.)[5]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ "SecretValet". Digital Asset Management With Delivery. Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Email from death". Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Death Switch: Services Overview". Retrieved 2009-03-18. 
  5. ^ Stuart (March 14, 2009). "Death Switch". DHADM. Archived from the original on 2011-07-09. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 

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