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electronic signature

A method of sending identity verification over the Internet,usually through the use of a personal identification number (PIN).

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Tom says E-Sign is leading on signatures and identity verification as, later this year, the company will be able to offer identity verification technology, so customers will be able to verify that the person signing is who they say they are, wherever they are in the world.
The E-Sign Act set the enforcement of electronic communications in motion and provided a template for laws governing electronic signatures and communications subsequently put in place throughout the country.
The adoption of both the federal E-Sign Act--officially the Electronic Signatures in Global and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) in most US states establish that electronic records and signatures carry the same weight and legal effect as traditional paper documents and handwritten signatures.
This avoids unnecessary delays, and means that suppliers and manufacturers can be delivering equipment "within minutes" of their customers' e-sign document being received back at Kennet.
In addition, DocVerify's new webhook feature is also designed to work in coordination with DocVerify's voice signature system, not only the e-sign system.
La diferencia fundamental entre estas dos normas radica en su ambito de aplicacion: la finalidad de la UETA se centra principalmente en regular el uso de la Arma electronica en el campo empresarial, mientras que la E-Sign incorpora un mayor numero de normas encaminadas a garantizar la proteccion de los consumidores (14).
E-SIGN also contains a "reverse pre-emption" provision that allows states to pre-empt it by enacting the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) approved by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in 2000, says Smedinghoff.
For example, although E-SIGN says that an electronic signature can be "an electronic sound, symbol or process"--a very broad definition of technologies--Fannie Mae chose to exclude a "sound" from its acceptable technologies of eSignatures in its eMortgage delivery guidelines.
Simply stated, the E-Sign law and UETA provide that, if all other components are present, a party cannot defeat the validity of a contract simply because it has an electronic signature.
During that time, acceptance of e-sign has accelerated steadily on campuses across the nation, driven by two key factors.
Other laws, such as E-SIGN, bind electronic agreements with the same validity as written contracts.
Users can also securely e-sign important documents such as contracts with PKI (public key infrastructure) technology.