[cabfpub] When did the WebTrust/ETSI BR audit requirement become mandatory?

Eddy Nigg eddy_nigg at startcom.org
Fri Feb 20 21:10:06 UTC 2015

On 02/20/2015 09:01 PM, kirk_hall at trendmicro.com wrote:
> That's true -- but every person visiting the site would have to do the 
> same thing.  So as a practical matter, no commercial CA will proceed 
> in selling certs generally without its roots being in the main browser 
> root stores, which requires completed WebTrust/ETSI audits to be 
> delivered to the browsers.  And I don't think the Forum needs to have 
> "private" CA members.

The forum requires a CA to be supported by at least one major browser. 
But it can be a browser that isn't Mozilla - on the other hand why 
should WebTrust perform any other audits today than BR?

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