The digital signature law signed by President Clinton in early summer became effective October 1, 2000. Although some aspects of the legislation will phase in over the next year, e-commerce organizations need to begin implementation now. There are a number of unresolved questions related to the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, otherwise known as E-Sign, that must be faced. Waiting until all of the answers are known, however, is not advised.
Digital Signatures Present New E-commerce Opportunities
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