Digital Signatures Today
Financial Cryptography 287 (Rafael Hirschfeld ed., 1997) (Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1318)
5 Pages Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Date Written: 1997
To a lawyer, two issues stand out as critical impediments to the widespread acceptance of digital signatures in electronic commerce: the unresolved nature of liability issues and the looming uncertainty about the nature of the public key infrastructure. These issues are so closely related as to be almost intertwined.
JEL Classification: digital signatures, cryptography, e-commerce, electronic commerce, public key, cyberlaw
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