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The dubiousness of digitized signature services

Notice I referred to "digitized" instead of digital, this is a very important distinction. These services essentially offer ways to transport handwritten scribbles into digital processes. They can be anything from attaching a Microsoft paint scribble or a scan of one written on a piece of paper, to custom font generation that makes  your signature look like you are a former president of the united states. I wont mention any such services by name but if you've purchased a house or engaged in any sort of contract paperwork activity (leases..etc) you have likely encountered these services. Last I checked, one of these companies is worth north of $40B, no doubt reflecting the size of the market for such services. First, what is the purpose of any signature? as the name suggests, it is primarily to ascribe provenance to something, be it an abstract thing such as a legal agreement expressed in writing or a physical object such as a painting. We also use the notion of signature
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Making Internet Information Trust An Inexpensive Commodity

  Certisfy is a service that makes internet information trust a commodity. Think of all the services that entrepreneurs could create if it was easy and inexpensive to integrate information trust without first having a billion people sign-up to build organic trust or loads of VC money. Want to test drive? If you have a website, we can issue you a free sample certificate for personal use!!...Contact us via the info on the sticker above, we'll hand you a code to put on your site (domain validation!!) then issue you a cert once validated. Each certificate comes with the ability to create a free sticker that is good for a month or less; if you want longer lived stickers you'll need to get a payment method certificate and use that to pay for it. Let us know if there are questions!!