Electronic Signature Incentive for EU Integration
People who do business on the Internet require security and trust. In electronic commerce and communication, you cannot be sure regarding the identity of the person with whom you are speaking. The legal framework regarding electronic commerce has created in Albania the premises for a real revolution, regarding the way in which the business is organized. The problem is that this revolution has yet to come. The focus of this article will be the electronic signature, one, of the most important innovations regarding the electronic commerce. The electronic signatures are electronic data, attained through specific informatics procedures that are used for security and trust in electronic business and communications. This article deals with the legal importance of signed documents and the debate regarding the relevance of the electronic signature, with a specific focus on the law and its practical application. The law recognizes three kinds of e-signatures: the simple electronic signature, the advanced electronic signature, and the qualified electronic signature, but only the last one is regulated by the law. Considering the electronic signature a very effective tool in the improvement of electronic commerce in Albania, being reflected in a more opened and developed market, the article makes recommendations regarding the best practical uses of e-signature in public and private sector, in order to help Albania for the EU integration.
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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)
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