[cabfpub] EV Wildcards

Rob Stradling rob.stradling at comodo.com
Fri Mar 20 14:15:59 UTC 2015

On 20/03/15 14:08, Ryan Sleevi wrote:
> On Mar 20, 2015 6:53 AM, "Rob Stradling" wrote:
> > Ryan, if EV wildcards become permitted, would you reconsider your
> > view that the 6962-bis name redaction mechanism is not suitable for EV?
> As mentioned during the F2F, our concern regarding name redaction was
> indeed related to the inpermissibility of wildcards for EV. So yes, if
> the Forum moved to allow them, we'd be happy to revisit this on Chrome's
> ct-policy list for discussion.

Great.  Thanks Ryan.

> That said, on the topic of name redaction, there is nothing preventing
> clients/user agents/relying parties from submitting certificates they
> encounter towards logs, so the benefits of name redaction do need to be
> carefully considered here as to what goals it accomplishes or can
> guarantee.


> But that's more of a question for the IETF TRANS wg.

TRANS has already decided that 6962-bis should specify a name redaction 

Rob Stradling
Senior Research & Development Scientist
COMODO - Creating Trust Online

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