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Ballot 158 – Adoption of Code Signing Baseline Requirements

Voting on Ballot 158 (Code Signing BRs) closed on 17 December 2015.   The results are as follows: In the CA category, 17 CAs voted YES, 1 voted NO and 3 Abstained In the Browser category, 2 browsers voted YES, 3 browsers voted NO and none Abstained Therefore the ballot fails. Detailed results can be seen here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FBsMZjlzyvK3mFR1u4qMqvZwlI86yJ-v0am1pCBo8uI/edit#gid=4   After a ... Read More »

Ballot 156 – Amend Sections 1 and 2 of Baseline Requirements

Voting on Ballot 156 (Amend sections 1 & 2 of BRs)  closed on 3 December 2015. In the CA category, we received 19 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 1 Abstention In the browser category, we received 1 YES vote, 0 NO votes and 0 Abstention Therefore, the ballot passes. Full ballot results can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FBsMZjlzyvK3mFR1u4qMqvZwlI86yJ-v0am1pCBo8uI/edit#gid=4 The Policy ... Read More »

Ballots 154 and 155 – Convert to RFC 3647 Framework and GitHub

Ballots 154 and 155 – Convert to RFC 3647 Framework and GitHub Ballot 154 and 155, Convert documents to RFC 3647 Framework and GitHub, closed on November 17th 2015. The Chair received 24 votes from CAs in which 24 were in favor, 0 against and 02 abstentions and 02 votes from Browsers in which 02 were in favor, 0 against ... Read More »

Ballot 153 – Short-Lived Certificates

Ballot 153 – Short-Lived Certificates Ballot 153, Short-Lived Certificates revision, closed on November 10th 2015. The Chair received 26 votes from CAs in which 04 were in favor, 17 against and 05 abstentions and 05 votes from Browsers in which 04 were in favor, 01 against and 0 abstention. Therefore the ballot fails. The following motion has been proposed by ... Read More »

Ballot 151 – Addition of Optional OIDs for Indicating Level of Validation

Ballot 151 – Addition of Optional OIDs for Indicating Level of Validation Ballot 151, OID revisions, closed on September 28th 2015.  The Chair received 22 votes from CAs in which 19 were in favor, 0 against and 3 abstentions and 3 votes from Browsers in which 2 were in favor, 0 against and 1 abstention.  Therefore the ballot passes. 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 »

Ballot 147 – Attorney Accountant Letter Changes

Ballot 147 – Attorney-Accountant Letter Changes   Voting on Ballot 147 has closed. Here are the results: From CA’s, we received 15 YES votes, 0 NO votes and 3 ABSTAIN votes From Browsers, we received 1 YES vote, 0 NO votes and 0 ABSTAIN votes The quorum has been met and the ballot passes. Reason for Ballot This is a ... Read More »

Ballot 146 – Convert Baseline Requirements to RFC 3647 Framework

Ballot 146 – Convert Baseline Requirements to RFC 3647 Framework Voting has closed on Ballot 146, “Convert Baseline Requirements” Among CAs, there were 18 YES votes, 1 NO vote and 2 Abstentions Among Browsers, there was 1 YES vote and 1 Abstention Therefore, the ballot passes. Here are  Version 1.3.0 and a helpful Conversion Table —————————————- The Certificate Policy Review Working ... Read More »

Ballot 148 – Issuer Field Correction

Voting on Ballot 148, Issuer Field Correction, closed on 2 April 2015. We received 13 YES votes from CAs, 0 NO votes and 0 Abstentions We received 1 YES vote from Browsers, 0 NO votes and 0 Abstentions Therefore the ballot passes. Several votes were received after the ballot closed and were not counted.  Full details are on the ballot ... Read More »

Ballot 145 – Operational Existence for Government Entities

Ballot 145 – Operational Existence for Government Entities Reason Because government entities aren’t operating as businesses, they are often not listed with a QIIS, especially immediately after the entity is created by either statute or order. The legal existence of these entities is verifiable through a QGIS, but this source in many countries (especially Arabic and African countries) does not ... Read More »