[cabfpub] Pre-Ballot - Removal of Insurance Requirements

Moudrick M. Dadashov md at ssc.lt
Tue Nov 25 18:43:22 UTC 2014

Gerv, you have two endorsers now.


P.S. As we discussed with Robin and Ben in Berlin, we should focus more 
on pragmatic aspects of Business continuity, Termination requirements in 
order to "compensate this lost".

On 11/25/2014 6:52 PM, Ryan Sleevi wrote:
> Happy to endorse.
> On Nov 25, 2014 5:50 PM, "Gervase Markham" <gerv at mozilla.org 
> <mailto:gerv at mozilla.org>> wrote:
>     Following on from discussions at the last face-to-face and the failure
>     of the previous ballot relating to insurance, this is a pre-ballot for
>     discussion of an alternative pathway. However, I suspect that the
>     amount
>     of heated discussion already on this topic means that there is very
>     little new to say. :-)
>     I would only repeat that I consulted Mozilla's legal team and we
>     concluded that the particular insurance requirements currently
>     specified
>     did not have any beneficial effect in any plausible scenario.
>     Therefore,
>     any money spent on them which (would not otherwise have been spent to
>     meet other requirements a CA has) is wasted. We also think it is would
>     not be reasonable for a CA to export across the industry costs imposed
>     upon them by their jurisdiction or choice of business areas. That
>     is to
>     say, just because some CAs are required by other parties to have
>     insurance does not mean the CAB Forum should require it.
>     Gerv
>     Pre-Ballot XXX - Removal of Insurance Requirements
>     Gervase Markham of Mozilla made the following motion and XXX of
>     XXX and
>     YYY of YYY have endorsed it:
>     ---MOTION BEGINS---
>     Remove section 8.4 from the EV Guidelines, and renumber other sections
>     appropriately.
>     ---MOTION ENDS---
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