Question to german users/ Frage an deutsche Benutzer

Matthias Mansfeld
Wed May 28 11:18:02 2003

On 28 May 2003 at 9:33, Werner Koch wrote:

> You are free to do what you want in a contract; it should even be
> possible to agree that no signature at all is required for further
> contracts.  OTOH, it is easier in court to prove things given using a
> handwritten signature or using a well-known digital signature
> protocol.  If there are doubts the judge has to hear an advisor, be it
> for a hadnwritten signature or a digital one.

And, honestly said, in real life a handwritten signature can be 
spoofed 1000% easier than a OpenPGP or S/MIME or whatever digital