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2017-02-02 Minutes

Final Minutes for CA/Browser Forum Teleconference 2 February 2017 (approved Feb. 16) Attendees: Andrew Whalley (Google), Arno Fiedler (D-Trust), Atsushi Inaba (Globalsign), Bruce Morton (Entrust), Christopher Kemmerer (SSL.com), Curt Spann (Apple), Dean Coclin (Symantec), Dimitris Zacharopoulos (Harica), Doug Beattie (Globalsign), Fotis Loukos (SSL.com), Frank Purdue (Trustwave), Geoff Keating, Apple, Gervase Markham (Mozilla), Jeremy Rowley (Digicert), Jos Purvis (Cisco), Kirk Hall ... Read More »

Ballot 183 – Amending the Bylaws to Clarify the Ballot Approval Process

Ballot 183 was approved by a vote of 17 yes (100%), 0 no, 0 abstain by CAs, and 2 yes (100%), 0 no, 0 abstain by browsers.  The quorum figure was 8 votes total, so quorum was achieved. CA yes votes: Amazon, ANF Autoridad de Certificacion, Buypass AS, Chunghwa Telecom, Cisco, Comodo, DigiCert, Disig a.s., Entrust Datacard, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, ... Read More »

2017-01-19 Minutes

Final Minutes for CA/Browser Forum Teleconference 19 January 2017 (approved 2 Feb. 2017) Attendees:  Arno Fiedler (D-Trust), Atsushi Inaba (Globalsign), Ben Wilson (Digicert), Bruce Morton (Entrust), Christopher Kemmerer (SSL.com), Curt Spann (Apple), Dean Coclin (Symantec), Dimitris Zacharopoulos (Harica), Doug Beattie (Globalsign), Fotis Loukos (SSL.com), Gervase Markham (Mozilla), JC Jones (Mozilla), Jeff Stapleton (Wells Fargo), Jeremy Rowley (Digicert), Jody Cloutier (Microsoft), ... Read More »

Governance Change Working Group Posts Proposal

The Governance Change Working Group has been working on an outline which would be used as input in drafting new bylaws. The group has taken into account member discussions from various CA/B Forum face to face meetings, phone calls and working group meetings. This group was originally chartered by Ballot 165 in April 2016 and has been meeting bi-weekly since ... Read More »

Ballot 182 – Readopting BR 3.2.2.4 (Part 2)

Ballot 182 has failed – see results below.  We will send out more information on what happens next. Ballot 182 Results CAs – 0 votes Browsers – 0 votes Result: Ballot 182 fails (requires 2/3 affirmative vote by CAs and majority affirmative vote by browsers).  Quorum is 10 votes – quorum not achieved. Read More »

Ballot 181 – Readopting BR 3.2.2.4 (Part 1)

Ballot 181 has passed – see results below.  We will send out more information on what happens next. Ballot 181 Results CAs – 18 yes, 0 no, 3 abstain (plus 2 yes votes on the Management list, which will not be counted) Browsers – 5 yes, 0 no, 0 abstain Result: Ballot 181 passes (requires 2/3 affirmative vote by CAs ... Read More »

Ballot 180 – Readopting the BRs, EVGL, EV Code Signing, and NCSSR Guidelines with Amendments

Ballot 180 has passed – see results below. Ballot 180 Results CAs – 18 yes, 0 no, 3 abstain (plus one yes vote on the Management list, which will not be counted) Browsers – 5 yes, 0 no, 0 abstain Result: Ballot 180 passes (requires 2/3 affirmative vote by CAs and majority affirmative vote by browsers).  Quorum is 10 votes ... Read More »

2017-01-05 Minutes

Final Minutes for CA/Browser Forum Teleconference 5 January 2017 (approved 19 January 2017) Attendees:  Arno Fiedler (D-Trust), Atsushi Inaba (Globalsign), Ben Wilson (Digicert), Bruce Morton (Entrust), Dean Coclin (Symantec), Dimitris Zacharopoulos (Harica), Doug Beattie (Globalsign), Fotis Loukos (SSL.com), Gervase Markham (Mozilla), JC Jones (Mozilla), Jeremy Rowley (Digicert), Jos Purvis (Cisco), Kirk Hall (Entrust), Li-Chun Chen (Chunghwa Telecom), Mads Henriksveen (BuyPass), ... Read More »

2016-12-22 Minutes

Minutes for CA/Browser Forum Teleconference 22 December 2016 Attendees: Atsushi Inaba (Globalsign), Ben Wilson (Digicert), Dean Coclin (Symantec), Doug Beattie (Globalsign), Gervase Markham (Mozilla), JC Jones (Mozilla), Jeff Ward (BDO, for WebTrust), Ken Myers (US PKI), Kirk Hall (Entrust), Li-Chun Chen (Chunghwa Telecom), Peter Bowen (Amazon), Peter Miscovic (Disig), Rich Smith (Comodo), Rick Andrews (Symantec), Ryan Sleevi (Google), Tarah Wheeler (Symantec), ... Read More »

2016-12-08 Minutes

Final Minutes for CA/Browser Forum Teleconference 8 December 2016 Attendees: Andrew Whalley (Google), Atsushi Inaba (Globalsign), Ben Wilson (Digicertificate), Bruce Morton (Entrust), Christopher Kemmerer (SSL.com), Curt Spann (Apple), Dean Coclin (Symantec), Dimitris Zacharopoulos (Harica), Doug Beattie (Globalsign), Gervase Markham (Mozilla), Jeremy Rowley (Digicertificate), Ken Myers (US PKI), Kirk Hall (Entrust), Li-Chun Chen (Chunghwa Telecom), Peter Bowen (Amazon), Peter Miscovic, (Disig), Rich ... Read More »