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Ballot SC13: CAA Contact Property and Associated E-mail Validation Methods

Purpose of Ballot: Increasingly, contact information is not available in WHOIS due to concerns about potential GDPR violations.  This ballot specifies a method by which domain holders can publish their contact information via DNS, and how CAs can use that information for validating domain control. The following motion has been proposed by Tim Hollebeek of DigiCert and endorsed by Bruce ... Read More »

Ballot SC12: Sunset of Underscores in dNSNames

The voting period for Ballot SC12 has ended and the Ballot has Passed.  Here are the results: Voting by Certificate Issuers – 23 votes total including abstentions 20 Yes votes: Actalis, Amazon, Buypass, Camerfirma, Certum (Asseco), Sectigo (former Comodo CA), D-TRUST, DigiCert, Digidentity, DocuSign France, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Izenpe, QuoVadis, SHECA, SSL.com, TWCA, Trustwave 2 No votes: Chunghwa Telecom, ... Read More »