Technology, Media & Telecoms: Make your mark
Daily, millions of e-signatures are sent in varied formats - from typing a name into an electronic document, to entering a PIN number. Their frequent use has triggered disputes over the authenticity of such signatures. Stephen Mason reports
With the rapid development of networked communications, electronic signatures (e-signatures) have become ubiquitous. Lawyers and their clients use electronic signatures every working day when communicating w ith each other, and lawyers are also required to offer advice on electronic signatures from day to day. In addition, contracts are agreed electronically by means of a variety of different types of electronic signature, both nationally and across international boundaries.
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