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    Ballots CSC-21 and CSC-22
    January 17, 2024 by Corey BonnellRESULTS OF REVIEW PERIOD The IPR review period ended on February 28, 2024 and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 2024-02-28, are available here. 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 of 30 days is for one Final Maintenance Guidelines. The complete Draft Maintenance Guideline that is the subject of this Review Notice are available here for CSC-21 and here for CSC-22, in red-line draft format.
    Ballot FORUM 20v2 – Amend Code Signing Certificate Working Group Charter
    January 13, 2024 by Dimitris ZacharopoulosThe voting period for Ballot FORUM-020 v.2 - Amend Code Signing Certificate Working Group Charter has ended and the Ballot has Passed. Here are the results: Voting by Certificate Issuers 23 votes total including abstentions 11 Yes votes: CFCA, eMudhra, Entrust, Fastly, GDCA, GoDaddy, HARICA, IdenTrust, Sectigo, SSL.com, Viking Cloud 1 No votes: DigiCert 0 Abstain: 92% of voting Certificate Issuers voted in favor Voting by Certificate Consumers 1 votes total including abstentions
    Ballot SMC05: Adoption of CAA for S/MIME
    January 8, 2024 by Stephen DavidsonThe Intellectual Property Review (IPR) period for Ballot SMC05 (Adoption of CAA for S/MIME) has completed. No IPR Exclusion Notices were filed, and the ballot is adopted as of February 20, 2024. The new S/MIME BR v.1.0.3 have been published to the CABF public website in accordance with the Bylaws: https://cabforum.org/uploads/CA-Browser-Forum-SMIMEBR-1.0.3.pdf Notice of Review Period SMC05: Adoption of CAA for S/MIME This Review Notice is sent pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum’s Intellectual Property Rights Policy (v1.
    Ballot SMC04: Addition of ETSI TS 119 411-6 to audit standards
    December 8, 2023 by Stephen DavidsonThe Intellectual Property Review (IPR) period for Ballot SMC04 (Addition of ETSI TS 119 411-6 to audit standards) has completed. No IPR Exclusion Notices were filed, and the ballot is adopted as of December 8, 2023. The new S/MIME BR have also been published to the CABF public website in accordance with the Bylaws. Intellectual Property Review: Notice of Review Period – BALLOT SMC04 This Review Notice is sent pursuant to Section 4.
    Ballot SC-066 v4: Fall 2023 Clean up
    November 24, 2023 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 24 votes total, with no abstentions: 24 Issuers voting YES: Actalis, Amazon, Buypass, Chunghwa Telecom, D-Trust, Digicert, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust, Fastly, GDCA, Globalsign, GoDaddy, HARICA, iTrusChina, Izenpe, JPRS, LE, OISTE, SECOM, Sectigo, SSL.com, Swisssign and Telia 0 Issuers voting NO 0 Issuers ABSTAIN Certificate Consumers 4 votes total, with no abstentions: 4 Consumers voting YES: Google, Mozilla, Apple and Opera 0 Consumers voting NO 0 Consumers ABSTAIN Bylaws Requirements Bylaw 2.
    Ballot CSC-20: Restore Version Reference to EV Guidelines
    October 30, 2023 by Corey BonnellBallot CSC-20: Restore Version Reference to EV GuidelinesNotice of Review Period The IPR review period ended on December 7, 2023 and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 2023-12-07, are available here. 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 a Final Maintenance Guideline (30 day Review Period). A complete Draft Guideline subject of this Review Notice is available here.
    Ballot CSC-19: Remove TLS BR References
    August 1, 2023 by Corey BonnellResults of Review Period (Mailing list post is available here.) The IPR review period ended on September 5, 2023 and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 2023-09-05, are available here. 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 a Final Maintenance Guideline (30 day Review Period). A complete Draft Guideline subject of this Review Notice is available here.
    Ballot SC-063 v4: Make OCSP Optional, Require CRLs, and Incentivize Automation
    July 14, 2023 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 29 votes total, with no abstentions: 28 Issuers voting YES: Amazon, Buypass, Certum, CFCA, Chunghwa Telecom, D-Trust, Digicert, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust, Fastly, GDCA, Globalsign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Izenpe, JPRS, Kamu SM, LE, NAVER, OISTE, SECOM, Sectigo, SSL.com, Swisssign, TWCA, Telia, Viking Cloud 1 Issuers voting NO: Certinomis 0 Issuers ABSTAIN Certificate Consumers 3 votes total, with no abstentions: 3 Consumers voting YES: Google, Mozilla, Apple 0 Consumers voting NO 0 Consumers ABSTAIN Bylaws Requirements Bylaw 2.
    Ballot SC-59v2: Weak key guidance
    July 14, 2023 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 19 votes total: 4 Issuers voting YES: Disig, Harica, Sectigo, SSL.com 14 Issuers voting NO: Buypass, CFCA, Chunghwa Telecom, D-Trust, Digicert, eMudhra, Entrust, Fastly, Globalsign, JPRS, LE, SECOM, Swisssign, Viking Cloud 1 Issuers ABSTAIN: OISTE Certificate Consumers 3 votes total: 2 Consumers voting YES: Apple, Mozilla 0 Consumers voting NO 1 Consumer ABSTAIN: Google Bylaws Requirements Bylaw 2.3(6) requires: In order for a ballot to be adopted by the Forum, two‐thirds (2/3) or more of the votes cast by the Voting Members in the Certificate Issuer category must be in favour of the ballot.
    Ballot SMC03: Corrections and clarifications for “S/MIME Baseline Requirements”
    July 11, 2023 by Stephen DavidsonThe Intellectual Property Review (IPR) period for Ballot SMC03 (Corrections and clarifications for “S/MIME Baseline Requirements”) has completed. No IPR Exclusion Notices were filed, and the ballot is adopted as of August 11, 2023. SMC03 becomes effective at the same time as the S/MIME BR on September 01, 2023. The S/MIME Baseline Requirements version 1.0.1 is available from here in accordance with the Bylaws. NOTICE OF REVIEW PERIOD – BALLOT SMC03 This Review Notice is sent pursuant to Section 4.
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