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Ballot 193 – 825-day Certificate Lifetimes

The voting period for Ballot 193 has ended.  The ballot passed. Voting by CAs – 27 votes total including abstentions 24 Yes votes: Entrust Datacard, TurkTrust, Izenpe, Certinomis, DigiCert, Amazon, CNNIC, HARICA, GlobalSign, GDCA, Disig, Trustwave, Let’s Encrypt, Quo Vadis, SHECA, CFCA, OATI, Comodo, Buypass, Logius PKIoverheid, Cisco, Symantec, Certum, SwissSign 0 No votes: 3 Abstain: ANF Autoridad de Certificación, ... Read More »

Ballot 187 – Make CAA Checking Mandatory

The voting period for Ballot 187 has ended.  Here are the results. Voting by CAs – 19 votes total, including abstentions 17 Yes votes: Let’s Encrypt, Izenpe, Comodo, GoDaddy, HARICA, GDCA, Trustwave, SwissSign, Symantec, SHECA, CFCA, SSC, GlobalSign, Cisco, Buypass, DigiCert, Disig 1 No vote: Sertifitseerimiskeskus 1 Abstain: Actalis 94% of voting CAs voted in favor Voting by browsers – ... 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 182 – Readopting BR 3.2.2.4 (Part 2)

Ballot 182 has failed – see results below.  We will send out more information on what happens next. Ballot 182 Results CAs – 0 votes Browsers – 0 votes Result: Ballot 182 fails (requires 2/3 affirmative vote by CAs and majority affirmative vote by browsers).  Quorum is 10 votes – quorum not achieved. Read More »

Ballot 181 – Readopting BR 3.2.2.4 (Part 1)

Ballot 181 has passed – see results below.  We will send out more information on what happens next. Ballot 181 Results CAs – 18 yes, 0 no, 3 abstain (plus 2 yes votes on the Management list, which will not be counted) Browsers – 5 yes, 0 no, 0 abstain Result: Ballot 181 passes (requires 2/3 affirmative vote by CAs ... Read More »

Ballot 180 – Readopting the BRs, EVGL, EV Code Signing, and NCSSR Guidelines with Amendments

Ballot 180 has passed – see results below. Ballot 180 Results CAs – 18 yes, 0 no, 3 abstain (plus one yes vote on the Management list, which will not be counted) Browsers – 5 yes, 0 no, 0 abstain Result: Ballot 180 passes (requires 2/3 affirmative vote by CAs and majority affirmative vote by browsers).  Quorum is 10 votes ... Read More »

Ballot 175 – Addition of given name and surname

Voting on Ballot 175, Addition of given name and surname, has now closed. The results are as follows: From the CA’s, we received 13 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 1 Abstention From the Browsers, we received 2 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 1 Abstention Therefore the ballot passes. Full ballot results can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FBsMZjlzyvK3mFR1u4qMqvZwlI86yJ-v0am1pCBo8uI/edit#gid=4 Thanks, Dean ... Read More »

Ballot 174 – Reform of Requirements Relating to Conflict with Local Laws

Voting on Ballot 174, “Reform of requirements relating to conflict with local laws” has now closed. The results are as follows: From the CAs, we received 21 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 1 Abstention From the Browsers, we received 3 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 0 Abstentions Therefore the ballot passes. CAs are required to make this change ... Read More »

Ballot 169 – Revised Validation Requirements

Voting on Ballot 169, Revised Validation Requirements, has ended. Here are the results: From the CAs, we received 19 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 0 Abstentions From the Browsers, we received 3 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 0 Abstentions Therefore, the ballot passes unanimously. A big thank you to the validation working group for all your efforts in ... Read More »

Ballot 173 – Removal of requirement to cease use of private key due to incorrect certificate info

Voting on Ballot 173, Removal of requirement to cease use of public key due to incorrect info, has now closed. The results are as follows: From the CAs, we received 16 YES votes, 1 NO vote and 0 Abstentions. From the Browsers, we received 3 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 0 Abstentions. Therefore the ballot passes. The effective date ... Read More »