CIS 550 Week 6 Assignment, Digital Signature Part 5A
It is important to note that, even if the terms of UETA and ESIGN are met, an electronic record is only fully enforceable if it also complies with relevant contract law. To fully understand the legality of an electronic signature, we must understand the definition of an electronic signature and the purpose it serves. According to ESIGN, an electronic signature is “an electronic sound, symbol, or process, attached to or logically associated with a contract or other record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record”. “In contract law, a signature serves three fundamental purposes………..