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Ballot 33- Subject Attribute Requirements

Ballot 33- Subject Attribute Requirements (Passed Unanimously)

Motion

Steve Roylance made the following motion, and Johnathan Nightingale and Jay Schiavo endorsed it:


Motion begins

The Guidelines should be amended by the following erratum.


Erratum begins


Delete the following paragraph from Section 6.

6. EV Certificate Content Requirements This section sets forth minimum requirements for the content of the EV Certificate as they relate to the identity of the CA and the Subject of the EV Certificate.

Insert the following paragraph:

6. EV Certificate Content Requirements This section sets forth minimum requirements for the content of the EV Certificate as they relate to the identity of the CA and the Subject of the EV Certificate. Optional data fields within the subject DN should contain either information verified by the CA or be left empty. Meta data such as ‘.’, ‘-‘ and ‘ ‘ characters and or any other indication that the field is not applicable should not be used.

Delete the following paragraph from Section 6(a)(4).

Contents These fields MUST contain information only at and above the level of the Incorporating Agency or Registration Agency – e.g., the Jurisdiction of Incorporation for an Incorporating Agency or Jurisdiction of Registration for a Registration Agency at the country level would include country information but not state or province or locality information; the Jurisdiction of Incorporation for the applicable Incorporating Agency or Registration Agency at the state or province level would include both country and state or province information, but not locality information; and so forth. Country information MUST be specified using the applicable ISO country code. State or province information, and locality information (where applicable), for the Subject’s Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Registration MUST be specified using the full name of the applicable jurisdiction.

Insert the following paragraph:

Contents These fields MUST contain information only relevant to the level of the Incorporating Agency or Registration Agency – e.g., the Jurisdiction of Incorporation for an Incorporating Agency or Jurisdiction of Registration for a Registration Agency at the country level would include country information but not state or province or locality information; the Jurisdiction of Incorporation for the applicable Incorporating Agency or Registration Agency at the state or province level would include both country and state or province information, but not locality information ; the Jurisdiction of Incorporation for the applicable Incorporating Agency or Registration Agency at locality level would include country and also state or province information where the state or province regulates the registration of the entities at the locality level. Country information MUST be specified using the applicable ISO country code. State or province or locality information (where applicable), for the Subject’s Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Registration MUST be specified using the full name of the applicable jurisdiction.

Delete the following paragraph from the Definitions Section.

41. Jurisdiction of Incorporation: In the case of a Private Organization, the country and (where applicable) the state or province where the organization’s legal existence was established by a filing with (or an act of) an appropriate government agency or entity (e.g., where it was incorporated). In the case of a Government Entity, the country and (where applicable) the state or province where the Entity’s legal existence was created by law.

Insert the following paragraph:

41. Jurisdiction of Incorporation: In the case of a Private Organization, the country and (where applicable) the state or province or locality where the organization’s legal existence was established by a filing with (or an act of) an appropriate government agency or entity (e.g., where it was incorporated). In the case of a Government Entity, the country and (where applicable) the state or province where the Entity’s legal existence was created by law.


Erratum ends


Motion ends


The ballot review period comes into effect at 2100 UTC on 21 July 09 and will close at 2100 UTC on 28 July 2009. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 2100 UTC on 4th August 2009.

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