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325K.02 PURPOSES AND CONSTRUCTION.

This chapter shall be construed consistently with what is commercially reasonable under the circumstances and to effectuate the following purposes:

(1) to facilitate commerce by means of reliable electronic messages;

(2) to minimize the incidence of forged digital signatures and fraud in electronic commerce;

(3) to implement legally the general import of relevant standards, such as X.509 of the International Telecommunication Union, formerly known as the International Telegraph and Telephone consultative committee; and

(4) to establish, in coordination with multiple states, uniform rules regarding the authentication and reliability of electronic messages.

History:

1997 c 178 s 3