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Notice of IPR Review Period for Amendment to the EV Code Signing Guidelines by Ballot 117

Pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum’s IPR Policy, this is notice of the commencement of a 30-day IPR maintenance-guideline review period by which certain provisions of the IPR will become applicable to these recent changes made to the EV Code Signing Guidelines by Ballot 117. Ballot 117 clarified what is allowed in the Common Name and Subject Alternative ... Read More »

Notice of IPR Review Period for Amendments Made to the EV Guidelines by Ballots 113, 114, 119, 120, and 124

Pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum’s IPR Policy, this is notice of the commencement of a 30-day IPR maintenance-guideline review period by which certain provisions of the IPR will become applicable to these recent changes made to the EV Guidelines by Ballots 113, 114, 119, 120, and 124. Ballot 113 revised the definition of a Qualified Independent Information ... Read More »

Notice of IPR Review Period for Amendments to Baseline Requirements per Ballots 112 and 120

Pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum’s IPR Policy, this is notice of the commencement of a 30-day IPR maintenance-guideline review period by which certain provisions of the IPR will become applicable to these recent changes made to the Baseline Requirements by Ballots 112 and 120. Ballot 112 replaced “Internal Server Name” with use of the term “Internal Name” ... Read More »

Notice of IPR Review Period for EV Amendments Made by Ballots 101 and 104

Pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum’s IPR Policy, this is notice of the commencement of a 30-day IPR maintenance-guideline review period by which certain provisions of the IPR will become applicable to these recent changes made to the EV Guidelines (by Ballots 101 and 104). During this IPR review period you are to review these amendments and consider ... Read More »

Notice of IPR Review Period for BR Amendments Made by Ballots 96, 97, 99, 102 and 105

The following changes have been made to the Baseline Requirements since the last Notice of IPR Review Period: Ballot 96 amended sections 11.1.3 and 11.1.4 dealing with Wildcards and new gTLDs. Ballot 97 – Prevention of Unknown Certificate Contents – amended section 10.2.3 and Appendix B and also addressed RFC 5280. Ballot 99 added an allowance for DSA keys to ... Read More »

CA/Browser Forum adopts Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy

In order to protect the Intellectual Property of its members, the CA/Browser forum has adopted an IPR policy which has been signed by over 30 companies including the biggest names in the technology industry. The complete list of current members is here: http://www.cabforum.org/forum.html. The policy can be found on the documents page: http://www.cabforum.org/documents.html   Read More »

Ballot 67 – Adopt IPR Policy

Ballot 67 – Adopt IPR Policy (Passed) Motion Jeremy Rowley made the following motion, and Gervase Markham and Dean Coclin endorsed it: Motion begins As of April 8, 2012 (“Effective Date”), the CA/Browser Forum adopts Rev. 0_99.2 of ‘CA/Browser Forum Intellectual Property Rights Policy’ and the ‘CAB Forum IPR Policy Agreement’ – available at: https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/Intellectual%20Property%20Rights?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=IPR+Policy+Draft+99-2.pdf and https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/Intellectual%20Property%20Rights?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=IPR+Agreement+Draft+99.pdf respectively, as v1.0 ... Read More »