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Legal Opinions - United States

United States / United Kingdom / HIPAA Compliance

A team of leading information management attorneys from the firm Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP conducted a thorough review of RPost's Registered Email service in October 2007 and deemed Registered Email messages to be sufficient proof as to be admissible in court.

This review presents the following legal opinion:

DELIVERY PROOF:

RPost’s Registered Email® service provides a record of sending and receiving in accordance with the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) by recording the recipient’s server’s receipt thereof;

CONTENT PROOF:

The encryption and tamper-detectability of RPost’s Registered Email® service preserves the contents of emails and their attachments so as to satisfy process requirements designed under UETA or the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and evidence law and to establish evidence of content;

OFFICIAL TIME STAMP:

RPost’s link to a trusted and objective time source provides essential and credible evidence in disputes in which the time an email was sent or received is material to the case;

ADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE:

RPost’s Registered Email® service receipts are admissible as to their fact of delivery, as to their legal time of delivery and as to the authenticity of their content;

FUNCTIONAL EQUIVALENCE:

RPost’s Registered Email® service, under UETA and ESIGN, can serve as the functional equivalent of paper mail, to be used in lieu of certified mail, registered mail, return receipt mail, private express mail services, fax logs and similar types of paper mail services; and

ELECTRONIC ORIGINAL:

RPost’s Authentication Receipt provides a true electronic original of the message content, message attachments, and transmission meta-data including the delivery audit trail.