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Ballot 30 – Reserved Domain Names

Ballot 30 – Reserved Domain Names (Failed)


Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Eddy Nigg and Bruce Morton endorsed it.

Motion begins

Effective 90 days following ratification of the ballot, the Guidelines should be amended by the following errata.

Errata begin

Delete Section 6(a)(2) and replace it with: “(2) Domain name Certificate Field subjectAlternativeName:dNSName Required/Optional Required Contents There MUST be at least one instance of this field that is associated with the Subject’s server(s), which MAY be owned and operated by the Subject or another entity (e.g., a hosting service).

Each instance MUST only contain a fully qualified domain name verified in accordance with Section 18. The asterisk (*) wildcard character MUST NOT be used.

Certificate Field subject:commonName (OID Required/Optional Optional (but recommended) Contents There MUST NOT be more than one instance of the commonName field in the subjectName field and, if present, it MUST have the same value as the verified fully qualified domain name in one of the SubjectAlternativeName:dNSName fields that is also present in the certificate.”

Delete Section 12(b)(4) and replace it with: “(4) Use of EV Certificate An obligation and warranty to install the EV Certificate only on server(s) accessible at a domain name listed on the EV Certificate, and to use the EV Certificate solely in compliance with all applicable laws, solely for authorized company business, and solely in accordance with the Subscriber Agreement;”

Delete Section 18(b)(1)(A) and replace it with: “(A) Performing a WHOIS inquiry on the Internet for the domain name Supplied by Applicant or contacting the domain registrar, and obtaining a response indicating that Applicant or a Parent/Subsidiary Company is the entity registered to the domain name; or”

Errata end

Motion ends

The ballot review period comes into effect at 2100 UTC on 24 July 09 and will close at 2100 UTC on 31 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 Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 2100 UTC on 7 Aug 2009.

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The latest vote received from any representative of a voting member before the close of the voting period will be counted.

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