That’s the service One Room Funeral Streaming is aiming to provide. Although making the effort to show up to a funeral is part of the point, sometimes you just can’t do it — so should anyone be able to attend as a virtual guest?
Like life insurance, most people aren’t keen to talk about what should happen to their digital selves after they die. Morbidity, the macabre, creepy—pick your poison. Nevertheless, there exist companies that deal with such things once you check out.
The funeral for Internet Explorer 6, one of the older members of the Microsoft family, was a pleasant affair with only a few protesters. Unfortunately, representatives of the family were unable to attend and sent flowers and a note instead: