Maine Revised Statutes

§9409. Attribution and effect of electronic record and electronic signature

1. Attributable to person.  An electronic record or electronic signature is attributable to a person if it was the act of the person. The act of the person may be shown in any manner, including a showing of the efficacy of any security procedure applied to determine the person to which the electronic record or electronic signature was attributable.
[ 1999, c. 762, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Effect of attribution to person.  The effect of an electronic record or electronic signature attributed to a person under subsection 1 is determined from the context and surrounding circumstances at the time of its creation, execution or adoption, including the parties' agreement, if any, and otherwise as provided by law.
[ 1999, c. 762, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 762, §2 (NEW).