E-signatures less trusted than handwritten signatures

2 diciembre 2014

Now you don’t even have live in Estonia to open a business there. A new program lets people purchase e-signatures that enable them to open bank accounts and run a domestic business without being physically present. But according to new research, people may not have the same trust in such businesses as they would others. The work finds that people are much more likely to discount the validity of an e-signature than a hand-signed document.