When the EU qualified electronic signature becomes an information services preventer

Pawel Krawczyk


Abstract


Paweł Krawczyk has spent a decade in consulting on information security with a special focus on authentication and the digital signature. In this article, he discusses the practical failure of the qualified electronic signature (a digital signature) across Europe,illustrating that other forms of electronic signature are used far more readily, suggesting that the qualified electronic signature exist in a parallel reality, and that it is only used because governments pass laws to force people to use them.

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