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2004 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

DIGITAL SIGNATURES

See also COMPUTERS; ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSMISSION; ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

Acknowledgments

Digital signatures used as, liability, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.23

Affirmations

Audit exemption requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.06

Certificates, requests for 48-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Subscribers, accuracy of relevant information, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Agents

Agent for service of process, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Certificates and certification, warranties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Approvals, Administration Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.05

Asymmetric cryptosystem, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Attorney fees

Recovery, collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.06

Certificates

Acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.12

Acknowledgment of digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.23

Archives, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Databases, contents, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Emergency suspension period, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Expiration, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.16

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.09 to 2004 325K.11, 2004 325K.15

Presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.24

Publication, accepted issued certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Recommended reliance limits, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.17

Reliability, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.09, 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.15

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.14

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.09, 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.14

Transactional certificate, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Unreliable certificates, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.15

Valid certificate, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Certification authorities

Business methods, unreasonable risk of loss, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.08

Certifying to, subscribers, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Disclaimers, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.11

Expiration of certificates, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.16

Government entities acting as, suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Liability, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.23

Licensed certification authorities, see same under this topic

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.05, 2004 325K.07

Notice given, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Private keys held on subscribers' behalf, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.13

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Secretary of state, duties as, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Warranties to subscribers, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11

Certification authority disclosure records

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.25

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.06

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Certification practice statements

Adoption and amendment by secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Material statements, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Terms and conditions, acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Certified copies, judgments

Qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

City officers and employees, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.381

Commerce Department, acceptance by, Minn. Statutes 2004 46.04

Conflict of laws

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.1-108

Documents of title, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.7-103

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2004 321.1203

Contested cases

Certificates, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05, 2004 325K.07, 2004 325K.08

Exemption, suspension or revocation of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Recognized repositories, discontinuance of recognition, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Contracts

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Indemnification terms, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Suspension of certificates, limitation or preclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Validity, enforceability, and effectiveness, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05, 2004 325K.21

Costs and disbursements (courts)

Order to pay, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Recovery, collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

County officers and employees

Electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.381

County recorder's official signature

Electronic generation of, Minn. Statutes 2004 386.459

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.25

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 223.16, 2004 232.21, 2004 325K.01

Digital signature account, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.04

Disclaimers

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11, 2004 325K.12

Disclosure, licensed certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Electronic Authentication Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.001 to 2004 325K.27

Electronic signatures

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 223.16, 2004 232.21

Grain warehouse receipts, Minn. Statutes 2004 232.21, 2004 232.23

Exemptions, unlicensed certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Fees

Depositing, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.04

Filing fees, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Publication, notice of 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Service fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.04

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Forge a digital signature

Assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Funds and accounts, digital signature account, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01 to 2004 325K.26

Government entities acting as certification authorities

Certificates, see same under this topic

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.05, 2004 325K.07

Suitable guaranty, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Indemnification, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Injunctions

Certification authorities, business methods violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.08

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07, 2004 325K.08

Interpretation of law

Contracts, validity, enforceability, and effectiveness, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.21

Court rules, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.27

Electronic Authentication Act, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.02

Obligation to accept digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Obligation to respond to electronic message containing digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Investigations, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Lawsuits, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.24

Liability

Allocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.24

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Licensed certification authorities

Ability to perform services, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Certificates, actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.14, 2004 325K.15

Confirmation of subscribers' identity, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.15

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Issuance of certificates, see Certificates under this topic

Notice given, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14, 2004 325K.15

Payments to, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Recognition of repositories, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Statements received, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Trustworthy systems, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Licenses

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Government entities, authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

In-person registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05, 2004 325K.07

Summary suspension, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Messages

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Obligation to respond to electronic message containing digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Unique originals, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.22

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Validity, enforceability, and effectiveness, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.21, 2004 325K.22

Written documents, digitally signed documents deemed same as, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.21

Misrepresentation, certificates

Requests for 96-hour suspension, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Oaths

Certificates, requests for 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Subscribers, accuracy of relevant information, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Office in Minnesota

Certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Operative personnel

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Employment, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Orders

Business methods violations, prevention or restraint, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.08

Certificates, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.14

Compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Costs and disbursements (courts), payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Licenses, summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05, 2004 325K.07

Performance audits, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.06

Perjury, actions subject to penalties

Subscribers, accuracy of relevant information, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Presumptions

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.24

Digital signature verification, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.24

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Private keys

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Certification authorities, holding on subscribers' behalf, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.13

Creation, trustworthy system, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Hold a private key, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Rightfully hold a private key, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.12

Security compromised, 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Subscribers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.13 to 2004 325K.15

Public keys

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Purpose of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.02

Qualified right to payment

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Recovery, collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Recipients

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Forgery, assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Notice given, nonreliance on digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Obligation to accept or respond to digital signature, interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Recognized repositories

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.14, 2004 325K.15, 2004 325K.25

Recognition, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Recommended reliance limits, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.17

Records and record keeping

Certification authority disclosure records, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.06, 2004 325K.25

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.25

Rulemaking about, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Registered agents, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Repositories

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10, 2004 325K.14, 2004 325K.15, 2004 325K.25

Recognized repositories, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Rulemaking about

Auditors, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.06

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03, 2004 325K.05

Certification authority disclosure records, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Certification practice statements, form, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.26

In-person registration, waiver, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Licensing or authorization by government entities, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Repositories, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.03

Service fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.04

Suitable guaranty, amount, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.03

Security plans, application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Signature requirements

Satisfaction, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.19

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Standards

Other, more rigorous standards, application, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Statutes of limitations

Recovery, qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Subscribers

Acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Agent warranties, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Confirmation of identity, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Death or dissolution, revocation of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.15

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Expiration of certificates, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.16

Indemnification, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Issuance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11, 2004 325K.12

Notice received, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Private keys, control, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.13, 2004 325K.15

Prospective subscribers, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

Requests by, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14, 2004 325K.15

Trustworthy systems, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11, 2004 325K.12

Suitable guaranty

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Collection based on, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Costs and disbursements (courts), Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Filing with secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Form and terms, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Insurance policies, recovery based on terms, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Letters of credit, recovery based on terms, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.03

Satisfaction of payment or claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Surety bonds, recovery of full amount, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Town officers and employees, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.381

Trustworthy systems

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01

Recognition of repositories, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.25

Right to use, certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Uses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Who may use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.09

Unlicensed certification authorities

Exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Unreliable certificates, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.15

Unreliable digital signatures

Recipients, assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.20

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Validity, state documents, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.05

Verify a digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.01, 2004 325K.24

Violations and penalties

Business methods violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.08

Certificates, requests for 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.14

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Licenses, summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05, 2004 325K.07

Perjury, actions subject to penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Violations exceeding one day, each day considered separate incident, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.07

Waivers

Certificate issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.10

In-person registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Warranties

Absolute warranties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11

Agent warranties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Disclaimers or limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11, 2004 325K.12

Following publication, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11

Negotiable warranties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11

Revocation of certificate, discharge of, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.15

Subscriber warranties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.12

Warranties to those who reasonably rely on information, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.11

Working capital, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05

Writing

Certificates, revocation requests, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.15

Digitally signed document deemed same as, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.21

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.05