Electronic Identification, Signature and Trust Services

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  • Francisco C.P. Andrade University of Minho

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21814/unio.4.2.9

Keywords:

electronic identification, electronic signatures, electronic trust services

Abstract

The generalization of the use of electronic communications in all spheres of human activities brings along a need for a new legal perspective. This need is particularly felt at European Union level with the assumed aim of building a trustable Digital Single Market. Regulation 910/2014 was set as the main European legal framework aimed at harmonizing the understanding of instruments such as electronic identification, electronic authentication, electronic services, and other trust services of information society, such as electronic seals, electronic time stamps, electronic registered delivery services and website authentication. In the whole, Regulation 910/2014 is intended to establish a common legal framework allowing European citizens to take full advantage of digital services in a technically and legally secure environment.

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Published

2018-08-30

How to Cite

Andrade, F. C. (2018). Electronic Identification, Signature and Trust Services. UNIO – EU Law Journal, 4(2), 90-98. https://doi.org/10.21814/unio.4.2.9

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