Re: Repudiating non-repudiation

2003-12-29 Thread Jerrold Leichter
Ian's message gave a summary that's in my accord with how courts work. Since lawyers learn by example - and the law grow by and example - here's a case that I think closely parallels the legal issues in repudiation of digital signature cases. The case, which if I remember right (from hearing

Re: Repudiating non-repudiation

2003-12-29 Thread robin benson
On 29 Dec 2003, at 19:29, Paul A.S. Ward wrote: This first case is actually quite amusing. I was recently the subject of identity theft. Specifically, the thieves had my SSN (SIN, actually, since it is in Canada), and my driver's licence number. They produced a fake driver's licence, and

Repudiating non-repudiation

2003-12-28 Thread Ian Grigg
In response to Ed and Amir, I have to agree with Carl here and stress that the issue is not that the definition is bad or whatever, but the word is simply out of place. Repudiation is an act of a human being. So is the denial of that or any other act, to take a word from Ed's 1st definition.