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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 »

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 »

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 »

CA/Browser Forum Revises Bylaws for Associate Members

CA/Browser Forum Revises Bylaws for Associate Members On March 25, 2014, the CA/Browser Forum adopted version 1.1 of its bylaws to recognize its long-standing relationships, industry liaisons, and involvement of other organizations in the Forum’s activities. These have included the AICPA/CICA WebTrust Task Force, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, and several other organizations. A copy of these new bylaws is ... Read More »

Ballot 116 – Bylaw Amendment for Associate Member Category(passed)

Ballot 116 – Associate Member Category Yea: ANF, Certinomis, DigiCert, GlobalSign, Izenpe, Logius PKIoverheid, OpenTrust, QuoVadis, SECOM Trust, SSC, StartCom, Symantec, Trend Micro, Trustis, WoSign, Microsoft, and Mozilla Nay: None Abstain: None Results: Ballot passed   Ben Wilson of DigiCert made the following motion, and Dean Coclin from Symantec and Ryan Sleevi from Google endorsed it:  Motion Begins In order ... Read More »

Ballot 110 – Motion to Adopt Version 1.1 of the Bylaws(failed)

With 6 “yes” votes from CAs (Digicert, Symantec, TrendMicro, Disig, GlobalSign, and SECOM) and 2 “no” votes from Browsers (Mozilla and Google), Ballot 110 made quorum but did not pass. On 22 January 2014, Ben Wilson of DigiCert made the following motion, endorsed by Robin Alden of Comodo and Dean Coclin of Symantec: –Motion Begins– Be it resolved that the ... Read More »

Ballot 98 – Public Voting

Ballot 98 – Public Voting (Passed) Motion Gervase Markham made the following motion, and Jeremy Rowley and Kirk Hall endorsed it: … Motion Begins … The CAB Forum wishes to require that the votes of Members on CAB Forum ballots be public information. For avoidance of doubt, a consequence of this change is that the voting information for ballots will ... Read More »

CA/Browser Forum adopts Bylaws

On November 23, 2012, the CA/Browser Forum adopted its first formal bylaws that document and update the forum’s rules of governance, including rules for public participation in the forum’s activities. Read More »