You’ll find this in the collection, Deep Navigation.
A rather enjoyable short story, and a definite must read for any weirdos out there who are considering cryonics.
You never know who is going to end up buying out the corporation you originally contracted with, and once you’re frozen you won’t get any further say whatsoever as to what level those contracts will be honoured. Maybe your new corporate owners will find a better use for your frozen bits in 20 or 30 years time.
Cremation is much cheaper and you know you’ll only be good for plant fertiliser afterwards.
Next up in Alastair’s writings will be Viper, a short story from 1999.