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    Ballot SC-64: Temporary Moratorium on New Certificate Consumer Memberships
    June 15, 2023 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 19 votes total: 7 Issuers voting YES: Actalis, Chunghwa Telecom, iTrusChina, JPRS, SECOM, SSL.com, SwissSign 3 Issuers voting NO: Entrust, Fastly, HARICA 9 Issuers ABSTAIN: D-TRUST, DigiCert, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, Izenpe, Kamu SM, OISTE, Telia Company, Viking Cloud Certificate Consumers 2 votes total, with no abstentions: 2 Consumers voting YES: Google, Mozilla 0 Consumers voting NO 0 Consumers ABSTAIN 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 CSC-18: Update Revocation Requirements
    May 24, 2023 by Corey BonnellResults of Review Period (Mailing list post is available here.) The IPR review period ended on June 29, 2023 and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 2023-06-29, 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). The complete Draft Guideline subject of this Review Notice is available here.
    Ballot SC62v2-Certificate profiles update
    March 17, 2023 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 30 votes total, with no abstentions: 30 Issuers voting YES: Fastly, iTrusChina, HARICA, Certinomis, OISTE, SSL.COM, eMudhra, GoDaddy, Actalis, Digicert, GlobalSign, JPRS, Entrust, NAVER, SwissSign, Certum, Tubitak Kamu, Telia, Izenpe, VikingCloud, Let’s Encrypt, SECOM, e-Tugra, GDCA, Chunghwa Telecom, Buypass, CFCA, Disig, Sectigo, Amazon 0 Issuers voting NO 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 SC61v4 – New CRL Entries must have a Revocation Reason Code
    March 2, 2023 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 24 votes total, with no abstentions: 24 Issuers voting YES: iTrusChina, HARICA, Telia, D-Trust, Digicert, Entrust, OISTE, NAVER Cloud, eMudhra, GlobalSign, Fastly, Chunghwa Telecom, SwissSign, SECOM, Buypass, VikingCloud, JPRS, Disig, GDCA, Izenpe, CFCA, Certum, Goddaddy, Let’s Encrypt 0 Issuers voting NO 0 Issuers ABSTAIN Certificate Consumers 3 votes total, with no abstentions: 3 Consumers voting YES: Microsoft, Google, Mozilla 0 Consumers voting NO 0 Consumers ABSTAIN Bylaws Requirements Bylaw 2.
    Ballot SC60: Membership of ZT Browser
    February 1, 2023 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 12 votes total, with 7 abstentions: 4 Issuers voting YES: Entrust, HARICA, Izenpe, Telia 1 Issuers voting NO: SwissSign 7 Issuers ABSTAIN: Actalis, DigiCert, D-Trust, JPRS, OISTE, SECOM Trust Systems, SSL.com Certificate Consumers 4 votes total, with no abstentions: 0 Consumers voting YES 4 Consumers voting NO: Apple, Google, Mozilla, Opera 0 Consumers ABSTAIN Bylaws Requirements Bylaw 2.3(6) requires: A “yes” vote by two-thirds of Certificate Issuer votes and by 50%-plus-one of Certificate Consumer votes.
    Ballot SMC01 – Adopt S/MIME Baseline Requirements v1.0.0
    January 1, 2023 by Ben WilsonThe Intellectual Property Review (IPR) period for Ballot SMC-001 (Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted S/MIME Certificates) has completed. No IPR Exclusion Notices were filed, and the ballot is adopted as of January 01, 2023. The S/MIME BR become effective on September 01, 2023. The S/MIME Baseline Requirements version 1.0.0 is available in PDF form here in accordance with the Bylaws. Results of SMC01v3: Final Guideline for “S/MIME Baseline Requirements” The voting period for ballot SMC01v3 (Final Guideline for “S/MIME Baseline Requirements”) has completed, and the ballot has passed.
    Ballot SC58 – Require distributionPoint in sharded CRLs
    November 11, 2022 by Iñigo BarreiraVoting Results Certificate Issuers 19 votes total, with no abstentions: 19 Issuers voting YES: TrustCor, Disig, Entrust, JPRS, Kamu SM, SECOM, Chunghwa Telecom, Fastly, SecureTrust, GDCA, HARICA, Let’s Encrypt, Sectigo, SSL.com, eMudhra, Certinomis, Izenpe, Digicert, OISTE 0 Issuers voting NO 0 Issuers ABSTAIN Certificate Consumers 3 votes total, with no abstentions: 3 Consumers voting YES: Apple, Google, Mozilla 0 Consumers voting NO 0 Consumers ABSTAIN Bylaws Requirements Bylaw 2.3(f) requires: A “yes” vote by two-thirds of Certificate Issuer votes and by 50%-plus-one of Certificate Consumer votes.
    Ballot SC56: 2022 Cleanup
    October 25, 2022 by Jos PurvisVoting Results Certificate Issuers 19 votes total, with no abstentions: 19 Issuers voting YES: Buypass, Chunghwa Telecom, D-TRUST, DigiCert, eMudhra, Entrust, Fastly, GlobalSign, HARICA, Izenpe, JPRS, Let’s Encrypt / ISRG, OISTE, SECOM, Sectigo, SSL.com, SwissSign, TrustCor, Visa 0 Issuers voting NO 0 Issuers ABSTAIN Certificate Consumers 2 votes total, with no abstentions: 2 Consumers voting YES: Google, Mozilla 0 Consumers voting NO 0 Consumers ABSTAIN Bylaws Requirements Bylaw 2.3(f) requires: A “yes” vote by two-thirds of Certificate Issuer votes and by 50%-plus-one of Certificate Consumer votes.
    SMC-002 Confirmation Ballot for Vice Chair
    October 22, 2022 by Ben WilsonVoting Results Following a ballot, Martijn Katerbarg has been confirmed to act as Vice Chair of the S/MIME Certificate Working Group (SMCWG) for a two-year term, commencing November 1. Thank you to Mads Henriksveen of Buypass who previously served in the role of SMCWG Vice Chair as the working group developed the draft S/MIME Baseline Requirements. Ballot A single nomination has been received for Vice Chair of the SMCWG. Thus a confirmation ballot will be held.
    Ballot CSC-17: Subscriber Private Key Extension
    September 27, 2022 by Corey BonnellNotice of Review Period (Mailing list post is available here.) The IPR review period ended on October 28, 2022 and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 2022-10-28, 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 is for a Final Maintenance Guideline (30 day Review Period). The complete Draft Guideline subject of this Review Notice is available here.
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