[rfc-dist] RFC 6109 on La Posta Elettronica Certificata - Italian Certified Electronic Mail

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        RFC 6109

        Title:      La Posta Elettronica Certificata - 
                    Italian Certified Electronic Mail 
        Author:     C. Petrucci, F. Gennai,
                    A. Shahin, A. Vinciarelli
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2011
        Mailbox:    petrucci at digitpa.gov.it, 
                    francesco.gennai at isti.cnr.it, 
                    alba.shahin at isti.cnr.it,  
                    alessandro.vinciarelli at gmail.com
        Pages:      65
        Characters: 135569
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-gennai-smime-cnipa-pec-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6109.txt

Since 1997, the Italian laws have recognized electronic delivery
systems as legally usable.  In 2005, after two years of technical
tests, the characteristics of an official electronic delivery
service, named certified electronic mail (in Italian "Posta
Elettronica Certificata") were defined, giving the system legal

The design of the entire system was carried out by the National Center
for Informatics in the Public Administration of Italy (DigitPA),
followed by efforts for the implementation and testing of the
service.  The DigitPA has given the Italian National Research Council
(CNR), and in particular the Institute of Information Science and
Technologies at the CNR (ISTI), the task of running tests on
providers of the service to guarantee the correct implementation and
interoperability.  This document describes the certified email system
adopted in Italy.  It represents the system as it is at the moment of
writing, following the technical regulations that were written based
upon the Italian Law DPR. November 2, 2005.  This document is not an 
Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational 

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