[cabfpub] Breach Insurance

i-barreira at izenpe.net i-barreira at izenpe.net
Mon Dec 22 16:06:26 UTC 2014

No, of course not. It´s just a matter of fact that affects to the European CAs.

Iñigo Barreira
Responsable del Área técnica
i-barreira at izenpe.net

-----Mensaje original-----
De: Gervase Markham [mailto:gerv at mozilla.org] 
Enviado el: lunes, 22 de diciembre de 2014 14:25
Para: Barreira Iglesias, Iñigo; Dean_Coclin at symantec.com; ben.wilson at digicert.com; public at cabforum.org
Asunto: Re: [cabfpub] Breach Insurance

On 22/12/14 13:17, i-barreira at izenpe.net wrote:
> Well, the problem for the majority of the EU CAs is that the insurance 
> is mandatory. The new regulation does no say "how much money" but the 
> countries under the current national law. And for example, most of 
> them are about 3 millions €, so to issue EVs only half a million more 
> need to be added to my insurance, so about or less than a thousand € 
> to pay additionally. So, if the EV insurance is removed we´ve only 
> saved less than a thousand euros per year, so basically, peanuts.

OK... but the fact that your company has to pay this sum anyway is not a reason to load this requirement on to CAs who do not operate in those markets or under those requirements.


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