[cabfpub] Phone verification issues

Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.) eddy_nigg at startcom.org
Thu Jun 27 22:11:30 UTC 2013

On 06/28/2013 12:40 AM, From kirk_hall at trendmicro.com:
> In the US, notaries do not even read the document they are notarizing 
> – so they can’t attest to anything (they can’t even attest that a 
> phone number is or is not mentioned in the document).
> Likewise, under state law establishing notary publics, there is no 
> provision for making the notary look for a phone number on the 
> customer’s personal ID before notarizing (let alone making a notation 
> of the phone number).  None of my ID documents have my phone number, 
> or my company’s phone number, anyway.  All a US notary does is look at 
> a driver’s license or passport, check the photo and name, and if it 
> matches the person before them, signs and stamps the document 
> (whatever it says).

Thanks for your additional explanation!

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