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Ballot CSC-15 – Summer 2022 Cleanup

Results of Review Period

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The IPR review period ended on September 19, 2022 and no exclusion notices were filed.

The final documents, with the effective date being 2022-09-19, are available here.

This Review Notice is sent pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum’s Intellectual Property Rights Policy (v1.3). This Review Period is for a Final Maintenance Guideline (30 day Review Period). The complete Draft Guideline subject of this Review Notice is available here.

Ballot for Review: Ballot CSC-15

Start of Review Period: 2022 08-18 at 1400 Eastern Time

End of Review Period: 2022 09-18 at 1400 Eastern Time

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Results of Voting

Certificate IssuersCertum (Asseco), DigiCert, Entrust, GlobalSign, HARICA, Sectigo,, SecureTrust
Certificate ConsumersMicrosoft

Purpose of the Ballot

As part of the review process for ballot CSC-14, several minor typographical and formatting errors were identified. This ballot corrects those errors; no normative changes are introduced by this ballot.

The following motion has been proposed by Corey Bonnell of DigiCert and endorsed by Ian McMillan of Microsoft and Dimitris Zacharopoulos of HARICA.


This ballot updates the “Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly‐Trusted Code Signing Certificates” version 3.0 according to this redline:…4af5f82dcf343816eeec3ec218c1c7c818572aa7.

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