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    Ballot 20 – ETSI Letter of Intent
    November 7, 2008 by Ben WilsonBallot 20 – ETSI Letter of Intent (Passed Unanimously) Motion Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Tom Albertson and Iñigo Barreira endorsed it. Motion begins The members authorize Tim Moses to sign the attached “Letter of Intent to cooperate between CA/Browser Forum and ETSI” as Chairperson of the CA/Browser Forum without recourse or liability to Mr. Moses or to the individual members of the CA/Browser Forum for any breach of the Letter of Intent.
    Ballot 5 – Quorum
    January 18, 2008 by Ben WilsonBallot 5 – Quorum (Passed Unanimously) Motion Tim Moses made the following motion, and Johnathan Nightingale and Nick Hales endorsed it: “Clause 7 of the CABForum’s voting rules shall be replaced with the following clause: ‘7. A ballot result will be considered valid only when more than half of the number of currently active members has participated. The number of currently active members is the average number of member organizations that have participated in the previous three meetings (both teleconferences and face-to-face meetings)’”
    Ballot 4 – Browser Voting Rules
    December 15, 2007 by Ben WilsonBallot 4 – Browser Voting Rules (Passed Unanimously) Motion The following motion was made by Johnathan Nightingale and seconded by Bruce Morton and Jay Schiavo ‘The CABForum voting rules will be amended as follows: The sentence: “In order for the motion to carry, two-thirds or more of the votes cast by the permanent members in the CA category must be in favor of the motion, and half or more of the votes cast by the permanent members in the browser category must be in favor of the motion” will be replaced by the sentence: “In order for the motion to carry, two-thirds or more of the votes cast by the permanent members in the CA category must be in favor of the motion, and at least 50% plus one of the votes cast by the permanent members in the browser category must be in favor of the motion”.
    Ballot 2 – Security Committee
    June 29, 2007 by Ben WilsonBallot 2 – Security Committee (Failed Quorum) Motion “The CABForum adopts the procedures for a security committee as described in ‘CABForum security committee, draft 2, 2007-06-14’ (as distributed by Gervase Markham on 19 June 2007), for a trial period not to exceed six months. The procedures and the duration of the trial period may be revised by a similar ballot at any time. At the end of the trial period, a review of the effectiveness of the procedures will be conducted.
    The Certification Authority Browser Forum (CA/Browser Forum) is a voluntary gathering of Certificate Issuers and suppliers of Internet browser software and other applications that use certificates (Certificate Consumers).