Archive: June, 2015

Decent Digital Signatures

Digital signatures, also known as e-signatures, have been with us for some time now. For instance, a European Union directive 1999 conferred legal status to electronic signatures. By 2003 it had been followed by national legislation in the member states.

There are many implementations of this new technology. A surprising number of them choose to deviate from what I would call decent practices for using digital signatures.

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