Digital Signatures Today
A. Michael Froomkin
University of Miami - School of Law
Financial Cryptography 287 (Rafael Hirschfeld ed., 1997) (Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1318)
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
JEL Classification: digital signatures, cryptography, e-commerce, electronic commerce, public key, cyberlaw
Date posted: January 20, 2016