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The Advantages of HIPAA Compliance

June 21, 2011 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Unlock Permitted Cost Savings and Time Efficiencies People often view HIPAA as a burden – heightened regulatory enforcement related to data protection and privacy. It is. However, most overlook the efficiencies that HIPAA permits. With the right email encryption services, you can now move personal, private and protected information to electronic delivery. This typically creates cost sa [...]

The $25 Billion Email: Open Memo to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook

June 08, 2011 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

(The memo was written in response to a recent lawsuit filed by Paul Ceglia where he claims to have emails from 2004 which show Mark Zuckerberg allotted him 50% of Facebook equity. Read Facebook’s response to the lawsuit.) Memo To: Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Facebook From: Zafar Khan, Chief Executive Officer, RPost Re: Grounds for Early Dismissal of [...]

The United States Federal Trade Commission Selects RPost’s CEO to Testify at a Public Hearing

May 02, 2011 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Hearing Examines Use of New Technologies in the Consumer Collections Process. On April 28th, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission hosted a day-long public workshop in the nation’s capital to consider the impact of technological advances on the consumer debt collection system. The workshop explored how ever changing technology affects the ways debt collectors can communicate with consumers and how emails are being used by collection agencies in the collection [...]

Modernize Notice Provisions of Contracts for eSignatures and Email Legal Notices

December 06, 2010 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

As you begin to transact more business electronically, consider the often boilerplate notice provision that you are using in your contracts.  For every contract that you electronic signature, there may be many contract notices that you must deliver (pricing, terms, quantity, product delivery, specification, addendum, breach notices and changes). If you can successfully convert these to email with assurance of your ability to prove valid receipt of your legal contractual notice [...]

What is Local Time? Time Zone Determination on Registered Email™ receipts

December 01, 2010 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

We often receive inquiries as to how the ‘local time’ is pegged to a user’s time zone when a sender may be logging in from different computers in different time zones. On each Registered Receipt™ – the evidence of your email content, time and delivery when using the Registered Email™ delivery proof service – there are three times noted.  Below is some information as to what [...]

Electronic Signatures & Electronic Delivery for HIPAA Authorizations, Notices and Acknowledgments

November 18, 2010 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The following article, written by Jon Neidiz, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta office and co-leader of the Firm’s Information Management Practice, is a useful short summary for those considering HIPAA privacy issues in the context of email – and RMail’s email encryption service. Key to using email encryption for compliance with regulations is ensuring that the sender organization has an auditable proof record of compliance – the focus of RMail’s [...]

“E-Discovery” – The Discovery and Retrieval of Electronically Stored Information

November 16, 2010 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The following is a useful primer for those that need to consider the evolving methods and concerns in dealing with electronic discovery of documents and information in the context of a current or potential legal dispute. Background: “Discovery” is the process of obtaining documents and testimony from adversarial parties involved in a lawsuit.  With paper and electronic records growing out of control for most businesses, today it is becoming common for the [...]

Email Carries the Power of Paper

November 08, 2010 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The following article, “Email Carries the Power of Paper” is useful to demonstrate that text typed in email may carry the same weight as text memorialized in paper documents. However, one should consider that if one is to rely on email records, they should ensure that the integrity of the content of those records and the time of delivery cannot be successfully challenged. To shirk responsibility, it is all too easy to deny receipt or challenge the validi [...]

Electronic Signature Transactions have Same Validity & Legality as Paper Transactions

October 27, 2010 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Electronic Transactions Would Be Afforded the Same Validity and Legality as Paper Transactions Background: Enactment of electronic laws – the Electronic Signatures in global commerce Act (ESIGN, the federal statute) and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA – adopted by forty-six states) are basically similar and were designed to facilitate electronic transactions consistent with [...]

When Can You Convert Legal Notices to Registered Email™ Messages?

October 08, 2010 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

I was recently asked a question by an insurance company in Massachusetts that is likely a question on the minds of many who are looking to cut cost and reduce paper and mail use in the insurance sector. As such, let me share my response to their question, “…could we move to convert our thousands of insurance cancellation notices from first class mail with certificate of sending to Registered Email™ service by RPost?” Since RPost does not provide legal advice, the following should only b [...]