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Ballot 220 – Minor Cleanups (Spring 2018)

Results on Ballot 220 – Minor Cleanups (Spring 2018)

The voting period for Ballot 220 has ended, and the ballot has passed. Here are the results.

Voting by CAs – 24 votes total including abstentions

24 Yes votes: Actalis, Amazon, Buypass, CFCA, Chunghwa Telecom, Cisco, Comodo CA, D-TRUST, DigiCert, Disig, Entrust Datacard, GDCA, GlobalSign, HARICA, Kamu Sertifikasyon Merkezi, OATI, QuoVadis, SHECA,, SSC, SwissSign, TrustCor, Trustwave, TurkTrust

0 No votes:

0 Abstain:

100% of voting CAs voted in favor

Voting by browsers – 5 votes total including abstentions

5 Yes votes: Apple, Comodo Security Solutions, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla

0 No votes:

0 Abstain:

100% of voting browsers voted in favor

Under Bylaw 2.2(g), a ballot result will be considered valid only when more than half of the number of currently active Members has participated. Votes to abstain are counted in determining a quorum. Half of currently active Members as of the start of voting is 10, so quorum was 11 votes – quorum was met.

Bylaw 2.2(f) requires a yes vote by two-thirds of CA votes and 50%-plus-one browser votes for approval. Votes to abstain are not counted for this purpose. This requirement was met for both CAs and browsers.

At least one CA Member and one browser Member must vote in favor of a ballot for the ballot to be adopted. This requirement was met

The ballot passes.

Ballot 220: Minor Cleanups (Spring 2018)

Purpose of Ballot: This ballot corrects two incorrect cross-references and one terminology error.

The following motion has been proposed by Tim Hollebeek of DigiCert and endorsed by Stephen Davidson of Quovadis and Adriano Santoni of Actalis.


This ballot modifies the “Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates” as follows, based upon Version 1.5.6:

In the definition of Qualified Auditor and in section 8.4, change the references to section 8.3 to point to section 8.2.

In section, change the non-existing term “Request Value” to the defined term “Random Value”.

Motion ends

The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:

Discussion (7+ days)

Start Time: 2018-03-14 9:45:00 EDT

End Time: after 2018-03-23 6:45:00 EDT

Vote for approval (7 days)

Start Time: 2018-03-23 6:45:00 EDT

End Time: 2018-03-30 6:45:00 EDT

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