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DIGITAL SIGNATURES

See also COMPUTERS; ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSMISSION; ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

Acknowledgments

Digital signatures used as, liability, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.23

Agents

Agent for service of process, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Certificates and certification, warranties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Approvals, Administration Department, Minn. Statutes 2006 16B.05

Attorney fees, recovery

Collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.18

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.06

Certificates

Acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.12

Acknowledgment of digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.23

Archives, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.25

Databases, contents, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.25

Emergency suspension period, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Expiration, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.16

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.09 to 2006 325K.11, 2006 325K.15

Presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.24

Publication, accepted issued certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Recommended reliance limits, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.17

Reliability, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.09, 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.15

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.14

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.09, 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.14

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Unreliable certificates, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.15

Certification authorities

Business methods, unreasonable risk of loss, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.08

Certifying to, subscribers, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Disclaimers, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.11

Expiration of certificates, effect, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.16

Government entities acting as, suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Liability, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.23

Licensed certification authorities, see same under this topic

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.05, 2006 325K.07

Notice given, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Private keys held on subscribers' behalf, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.13

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Secretary of state, duties as, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Warranties to subscribers, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.11

Certification authority disclosure records

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.25

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.06

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Certification practice statements

Adoption and amendment by secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Material statements, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Terms and conditions, acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Certified copies, judgments

Qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.18

City officers and employees, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2006 471.381

Commerce Department, acceptance by, Minn. Statutes 2006 46.04

Conflict of laws

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2006 336.1-108

Documents of title, Minn. Statutes 2006 336.7-103

Limited partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2006 321.1203

Contested cases

Certificates, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05, 2006 325K.07, 2006 325K.08

Exemption, suspension or revocation of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Recognized repositories, discontinuance of recognition, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.25

Contracts and agreements

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Indemnification terms, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Suspension of certificates, limitation or preclusion, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Validity, enforceability, and effectiveness, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05, 2006 325K.21

County officers and employees

Electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2006 471.381

County recorder's official signature

Electronic generation of, Minn. Statutes 2006 386.459

Court rules, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.27

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.25

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 223.16, 2006 232.21, 2006 325K.01

Digital signature account, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.04

Disclaimers

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.11, 2006 325K.12

Disclosure, licensed certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Electronic Authentication Act, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.001 to 2006 325K.27

Electronic signatures

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 223.16, 2006 232.21

Grain warehouse receipts, Minn. Statutes 2006 232.21, 2006 232.23

Encryption, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 609.87

Exemptions, unlicensed certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Fees

Depositing, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.04

Filing fees, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Publication, notice of 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Service fees, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.04

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.07

Forge a digital signature

Assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.20

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Funds and accounts, digital signature account, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01 to 2006 325K.26

Government entities acting as certification authorities

Certificates, see same under this topic

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.05, 2006 325K.07

Suitable guaranty, exception, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Indemnification, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Injunctions

Certification authorities, business methods violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.08

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.07, 2006 325K.08

Investigations, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.07

Lawsuits, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.24

Liability

Allocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.24

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Licensed certification authorities

Application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Certificates, actions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.14, 2006 325K.15

Confirmation of subscribers' identity, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Issuance of certificates, see Certificates under this topic

Notice given, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14, 2006 325K.15

Recognition of repositories, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.25

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Licenses

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05, 2006 325K.07

Messages

Obligation to respond to electronic message containing digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.20

Unique originals, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.22

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Validity, enforceability, and effectiveness, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.21, 2006 325K.22

Written documents, digitally signed documents deemed same as, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.21

Misrepresentation, certificates

Requests for 96-hour suspension, violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Oaths and affirmations

Audit exemption requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.06

Certificates, requests for 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Subscribers, accuracy of relevant information, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Office in Minnesota

Certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Operative personnel

Employment, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Orders

Business methods violations, prevention or restraint, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.08

Certificates, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.14

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.07

Licenses, summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05, 2006 325K.07

Performance audits, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.06

Perjury, actions subject to penalties

Subscribers, accuracy of relevant information, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Presumptions

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.24

Digital signature verification, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.24

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Private keys

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Certification authorities, holding on subscribers' behalf, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.13

Creation, trustworthy system, use, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Hold a private key, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01

Rightfully hold a private key, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.12

Security compromised, 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Subscribers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.13 to 2006 325K.15

Public keys

Certificates, issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Purpose of law, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.02

Qualified right to payment, recovery, collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.18

Recipients, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.20

Recognized repositories

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.14, 2006 325K.15, 2006 325K.25

Recognition, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.25

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.25

Recommended reliance limits, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.17

Records and record keeping

Certification authority disclosure records, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.06, 2006 325K.25

Databases, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03, 2006 325K.25

Rulemaking about, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Registered agents

Certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Repositories

Publication in, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10, 2006 325K.14, 2006 325K.15, 2006 325K.25

Recognized repositories, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.03

Secretary of state, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.26

Securities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 80A.44

Security plans, application of other standards, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Signature requirements

Satisfaction, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.19

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Standards

Other, more rigorous standards, application, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Statutes of limitations

Recovery, qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.18

Subscribers

Acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Agent warranties, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Confirmation of identity, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Death or dissolution, revocation of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.15

Expiration of certificates, effect, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.16

Indemnification, acceptance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.12

Issuance of certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.11, 2006 325K.12

Notice received, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Private keys, control, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.13, 2006 325K.15

Prospective subscribers, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

Requests by, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14, 2006 325K.15

Trustworthy systems, use, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.11, 2006 325K.12

Suitable guaranty

Filing with secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Form and terms, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.18

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.03

Satisfaction of payment or claims, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01

Town officers and employees

Electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2006 471.381

Trustworthy systems

Recognition of repositories, conditions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.25

Right to use, certification authorities, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Uses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Who may use, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.09

Unlicensed certification authorities

Exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Unreliable certificates, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.15

Unreliable digital signatures

Recipients, assumption of risk, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.20

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Validity, state documents, Minn. Statutes 2006 16B.05

Verify a digital signature, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.01, 2006 325K.24

Violations and penalties

Business methods violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.08

Certificates, requests for 96-hour suspension, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.14

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.07

Licenses, summary suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05, 2006 325K.07

Violations exceeding one day, each day considered separate incident, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.07

Waivers

Certificate issuance conditions, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.10

In-person registration, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Warranties

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.11, 2006 325K.12

Revocation of certificate, discharge of, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.15

Working capital, certification authorities, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05

Writing

Certificates, revocation requests, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.15

Digitally signed document deemed same as, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.21

Unlicensed certification authorities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 325K.05