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Ballot Forum-6 – Update ETSI Requirements in the Bylaws

Results on Ballot Forum-6 – Update ETSI Requirements in the Bylaws The voting period for Ballot Forum-6 has ended and the ballot has passed. Here are the results. Voting by CAs – 14 votes total including abstentions 12 Yes votes: Actalis, Buypass, Camerfirma, D-TRUST, DocuSign France, Entrust Datacard, GlobalSign, HARICA, Izenpe, Kamu SM, Logius PKIoverheid, SSC 0 No votes: 2 ... Read More »

Results of Review Period for Ballot SC3

The IPR Agreement Review Period for Ballot SC3 – Two-Factor Authentication and Password Improvements- has ended, and no Exclusion Notices were filed. Ballot SC3 became effective as of September 15, 2018. The Network and Certificate System Security Requirements Version 1.2 including the Ballot SC3 changes is attached, and will be uploaded to the public website and the wiki. Read More »

NOTICE OF REVIEW PERIOD – BALLOT SC6

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 Final Maintenance Guidelines (30 day Review Period). A complete draft of the Draft Guideline that is the subject of this Review Notice is attached. Date Review Notice Sent: Sept. 14, 2018 Ballot for Review: Ballot SC6 – ... Read More »

Ballot Forum-3: Election of CA/Browser Forum Chair – Term Nov. 1, 2018 – Oct. 31, 2020

Dear all, the Election Committee herewith announces that the candidate for the Chair of the CA/Browser Forum for a term commencing on November 1, 2018 and continuing through October 31, 2020 who received the majority of the votes is: Dimitris Zacharopoulos Congratulations to Dimitris and all the best wishes for your term as Chair of the CA/Browser Forum! Regards Don ... Read More »

Ballot 205 – Membership-Related Clarifications

Results on Ballot 205 – Membership-Related Clarifications The voting period for Ballot 205 has ended, and the ballot passed.  Here are the results. Voting by CAs – 13 votes total, including abstentions 13 Yes votes: Actalis, Buypass, CFCA, Chunghwa Telecom, Cisco, DigiCert, Entrust, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Logius PKIoverheid, SHECA 0 No votes: 0 Abstain: 100% of voting CAs voted ... Read More »

Ballot 200 – Amendment of Bylaws to add Code of Conduct

Ballot 200   Results on Ballot 200 – Amendment of Bylaws to add Code of Conduct   The voting period for Ballot 200 has ended, and the ballot has passed.  Here are the results.   Voting by CAs – 24 votes total, including abstentions   24 Yes votes: Amazon, ANF Autoridad de Certificacion, Buypass, CFCA, Chunghwa Telecom, Cisco, CNNIC, DigiCert, ... 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 »

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 165 – Formation of Governance Review Working Group

Voting on Ballot 165, Formation of Governance Review Working Group, has now ended. The results are as follows: From the CAs, we received 19 YES votes, Zero NO votes and Zero Abstentions From the Browsers, we received 4 YES votes, Zero NO votes and Zero Abstentions Therefore the ballot passes. Ballot 165 – Formation of Governance Review Working Group The ... Read More »

Ballot 149 – Membership Criteria Clarification

Voting on Ballot 149 (Membership criteria clarification) has closed.   The Forum received 17 YES votes from CA members: Buypass, Chungwa Telecom, Disig, Entrust, Globalsign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Logius PKIoverheid, OpenTrust, QuoVadis, SSC, Symantec, Trend Micro, Trustwave, TurkTrust, Visa and WoSign and 3 YES votes from Browser members: Google, Opera and Mozilla. Three Abstain votes were received from CA members Actalis, ... Read More »