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12-27-11, 02:56 PM
This article explores some of the questions we should be asking ourselves in using electronic signature legislation as a vehicle for advancing e-commerce.

First, we will define what we mean when we refer to electronic and digital signatures.

Second, we will examine the three fundamental legal issues raised by online transactions that have fostered the felt need for electronic signature legislation.

Furthermore, for each issue, we will outline the underlying concerns and examine the primary legislative approaches developed to date.

Third, we will conclude with some thoughts on legislation's role in promoting the growth of e-commerce by reviewing some statutes that have historically been a positive force in promoting economic growth.

[Link (http://library.findlaw.com/1999/Jan/1/241481.html)]

Mississippi (http://www.sos.state.ms.us/ed_pubs/pressreleases/digsig.pdf)