[cabfpub] Ballot 122 - Verified Method of Communication

Ryan Sleevi sleevi at google.com
Thu Apr 24 00:14:13 UTC 2014


Jeremy's very first reply indicated it was not a ballot and not in a review

It seems there is some confusion here.
On Apr 23, 2014 5:11 PM, "Ben Wilson" <ben at digicert.com> wrote:

> The voting period began yesterday.  Here is the version with the
> correction to “ITU-T E.164”.
> *From:* Ben Wilson [mailto:ben at digicert.com]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:57 PM
> *To:* public at cabforum.org
> *Subject:* Ballot 122 - Verified Method of Communication
> *Ballot 122 - Verified Method of Communication*
> The EV Guidelines Working Group has completed its review of Section 11.4.2
> of the EV Guidelines (Telephone Number for Applicant’s Place of Business).
> The purpose of the review was to "develop a more international process for
> verifying contact information,” especially to transition away from a
> landline-centric focus. The purpose of Section 11.4.2 has been to ensure a
> means for communicating with an organization (to verify the authority of EV
> roles and ensure that it was appropriately aware of the certificate
> request) and to provide additional evidence of an organization's existence.
> This is maintained by the proposed replacement language.
> Cecilia Kam of Symantec made the following motion, and Rich Smith from
> Comodo and Jeremy Rowley from DigiCert have endorsed it.
> Motion Begins
> 1. Create a new definition for a "Verified Method of Communication" in the
> EV Guidelines:
> " Verified Method of Communication: The use of a public telecommunication
> routing number (ITU- T E.164-compliant fixed, mobile, fax, or SMS), an
> email address, or a postal delivery address, confirmed by the CA in
> accordance with Section 11.4.2 of the Guidelines as a reliable way of
> communicating with the Applicant."
> 2. DELETE Section 11.4.2 (Telephone Number for Applicant's Place of
> Business) and INSERT the following:
> "11.4.2 Verified Method of Communication
> (1) Verification Requirements: To assist in communicating with the
> Applicant and confirming that the Applicant is aware of and approves
> issuance, the CA MUST establish at least one Verified Method of
> Communication with the Applicant.
> (2) Acceptable Methods of Verification: To verify a Verified Method of
> Communication with the Applicant, the CA MUST:
> (A) Verify that the number or address belongs to the Applicant, or a
> Parent or Affiliate of the Applicant, by matching it with one of the
> Applicant’s Places of Business in: (i) records provided by the applicable
> phone company; (ii) a QGIS, QTIS, or QIIS; or (iii) a Verified Legal
> Opinion or Verified Accountant Letter; and
> (B) Confirm the Verified Method of Communication by using it to obtain an
> affirmative response sufficient to enable a reasonable person to conclude
> that the Applicant, or a Parent or Affiliate of Applicant, can be contacted
> reliably by using the Verified Method of Communication.
> 3. In subsection 11.13.1(1)(D), REPLACE "Telephone number for Place of
> Business" with "Verified Method of Communication."
> 4. REPLACE subsection 11.13.3(1)(C) with "The Verified Method of
> Communication required by Section 11.4.2, but still MUST perform the
> verification required by Section 11.4.2(2)(B);"
> Motion Ends
> The review period for this ballot shall commence at 2200 UTC on Tuesday,
> 15 April 2014, and will close at 2200 UTC on Tuesday, 22 April 2014. Unless
> the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will
> start immediately thereafter and will close at 2200 UTC on Tuesday, 29
> April 2014. Votes must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this thread.
> A vote in favor of the motion must indicate a clear 'yes' in the response.
> A vote against must indicate a clear 'no' in the response. A vote to
> abstain must indicate a clear 'abstain' in the response. Unclear responses
> will not be counted. The latest vote received from any representative of a
> voting member before the close of the voting period will be counted. Voting
> members are listed here: https://cabforum.org/members/
> In order for the motion to be adopted, two thirds or more of the votes
> cast by members in the CA category and greater than 50% of the votes cast
> by members in the browser category must be in favor. Also, at least six
> members must participate in the ballot, either by voting in favor, voting
> against, or abstaining.
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