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Ballot CSC-9 – Spring 2021 Cleanup and Clarification

IPR Review Results The review period has ended and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 9 September 2021, are available here. Voting Results Voting on Ballot CSC-9 has concluded and the ballot has passed. Below are the results: CAs voting in favor: Actalis, Certum (Asseco), DigiCert, eMudhra, Entrust, GlobalSign, HARICA, Sectigo, SSL.com, SecureTrust ... Read More »

Ballot CSC-10 – WebTrust CSBR v2.0 Audit Criteria

Results of IPR Review (Mailing list post is available here.) The review period has ended and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 2021-09-13, are available here. Results of Voting (Mailing list post is available here.) Yes No Abstain Certificate Issuers Certum (Asseco) DigiCerteMudhraEntrustGlobalSignHARICASectigo Certificate Consumers Microsoft The ballot has PASSED. Purpose of the ... Read More »

Ballot SC43 – Clarify Acceptable Status Codes

The voting on SC43v2 has completed, and the ballot has failed. Voting Results Certificate Issuers 8 votes total, with no abstentions ·         0 Yes votes: ·         8 No Votes: DigiCert, Entrust, GlobalSign, HARICA, Let’s Encrypt / ISRG, Telia Company, TrustCor, SecureTrust ·         0 Abstentions Certificate Consumers 1 vote total, with no abstentions 1.      0 Yes votes 2.      1 No votes: Google 3.      0 Abstentions Bylaw Requirements 1.      Bylaw ... Read More »

Ballot CSC-8 v3: Update to Revocation response mechanisms. key protection for EV certificates, and clean-up of 11.2.1 & Appendix B

The voting period for Ballot CSC-8 has ended and the Ballot has Passed. Here are the results: Voting by Certificate Issuers – 7 votes total including abstentions – 6 Yes votes: Certum (Asseco), DigiCert, Entrust, GlobalSign, HARICA, Sectigo – 0 No votes – 1 Abstain: GoDaddy 87% of voting Certificate Issuers voted in favor. Voting by Certificate Consumers – 1 ... Read More »

Ballot SC40 – Security Requirements for Air-Gapped CA Systems

This ballot was withdrawn and/or failed to go to a vote. This is a continuation of discussion on the air-gapped CA ballot. (As noted below, this formally continues the discussion for this ballot, as of 2021-02-08 17:00 UTC. This discussion period will continue until initiation of the Voting Period (TBD) unless extended or as otherwise determined, pursuant to the CA/Browser ... Read More »

Ballot CSC-7v2: Update to merge EV and Non-EV clauses

Voting has closed on this ballot and the results are as follows: CAs voting in favor (7): Actalis, DigiCert, Entrust, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA CAs opposed: None CAs abstaining: None Certificate Consumers voting in favor (1): MicrosoftCertificate Consumers opposed: NoneCertificate Consumers abstaining: None Therefore the ballot CSC-7 passes. Purpose of the Ballot: The CSC-2 merger of the Code Signing BRs ... Read More »

Ballot SC38: Alignment of Record Archival

This ballot failed to go to a vote and failed pursuant to the Bylaws. This begins the discussion period for Ballot SC38: Alignment of RecordArchival (which I circulated a little while ago). The following ballot is proposed by Neil Dunbar of TrustCor Systems andendorsed by David Kluge of Google Trust Services and Ben Wilson of Mozilla. Purpose of Ballot: After ... Read More »

Ballot Forum 16 – Election of CA/Browser Forum Vice Chair

Voting on Special Ballot Forum 16 has now closed and the ballot has passed. Results are as follow: CAs voting in favor: Actalis, Buypass, Certum (Asseco), CFCA, Chunghwa Telecom, D-TRUST, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust Datacard, Firmaprofesional, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, iTrusChina, Kamu SM, OATI, OISTE, SECOM, SHECA, SSL.com, TWCA, TrustCor, SecureTrust CAs voting against: None CAs voting to abstain: None Browsers ... Read More »

Special Ballot CSCWG-5: Election of Code Signing Certificate Working Group Vice Chair

Special Ballot CSCWG-5: Election of Code Signing Certificate Working Group Vice Chair The following motion has been proposed by the Code Signing Certificate Working Group Chair Dean Coclin of DigiCert. Purpose of Ballot This special ballot is to confirm the new Vice Chair of the Code Signing Certificate Working Group. — MOTION BEGINS — In accordance with Bylaw 4.1©, Bruce ... Read More »