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Ballot 106 – Extended Deadline to Prohibit OCSP “Good” Response for Non-Issued Certificates

Ballot 106 – Extended Deadline to Prohibit OCSP “Good” Response for Non-Issued Certificates (Withdrawn)

Motion

Given that several CAs have notified the CA/Browser Forum that they will be unable to comply with the 1-August-2013 deadline by which OCSP responders MUST NOT respond with a “good” status for unissued certificates, and that a one-year extension of this deadline is an appropriate timeframe by which these CAs should be able to come into compliance;

Kelvin Yiu made the following motion, and Eddy Nigg from StartCom, Ryan Hurst from GlobalSign, and Iida Yosiaki from SECOM, and Inigo Barreira of Izenpe endorsed it:

Motion Begins

EFFECTIVE RETROACTIVELY TO 1 AUGUST 2013,

The last sentence of Section 13.2.6 of the Baseline Requirements (Response for non-issued certificates) is hereby amended to read as follows:

“Effective 1 August 2014, OCSP responders MUST NOT respond with a “good” status for such certificates.”

Motion Ends

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