Ballot 19 – Authoritative Time Source (Passed Unanimously)
Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Peri Drucker and Bjørn Vermo endorsed it.
The Guidelines should be amended in accordance with the following erratum.
In Appendix I, replace the paragraph that reads “An EV Timestamp Authority MUST be synchronized with a publicly accepted time source in the jurisdiction of its operation, (e.g. NIST or Naval Laboratory in the United States).”
with “An EV Timestamp Authority MUST be synchronized with a UTC(k) time source recognized by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM).”
The ballot review period comes into effect at 1700 EDT on (Friday) 24 Oct 2008, and will close at 1700 EDT on (Friday) 31 Oct 2008. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 1700 EST on (Friday) 7 Nov 2008.
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