When is a Signature not a Signature?

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When is a signature not a signature? According to the Smithsonian, when the President of the United States needs to sign things, he employs an Autopen, a device that reproduces his signature with an actual pen. So, its his signature… but not.

The device is a descendant of a creation used as far back as the Jefferson White House, though Jefferson’s device served quite a different purpose.

Read more at the Smithsonian.