[cabfpub] Ballot 160 - Amend Section 4 of Baseline Requirements - CFCA

Billy VanCannon BVanCannon at trustwave.com
Wed Feb 3 20:10:46 UTC 2016

Trustwave votes Yes on Ballot 160.

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Subject: [cabfpub] Ballot 160 - Amend Section 4 of Baseline Requirements

Ballot 160 - Amend Section 4 of Baseline Requirements

The Policy Review Working Group has reviewed Section 4 of the Baseline Requirements and, as a result, suggests that certain changes be made. Therefore, the following motion has been proposed by Ben Wilson of DigiCert and endorsed by Tim Hollebeek of Trustwave and Kirk Hall of TrendMicro:


1) In Sections 4.2.3, 4.3.2, 4.4.1, 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.5.2, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.6.3, 4.6.4, 4.6.5, 4.6.6, 4.6.7., 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.7.3, 4.7.4, 4.7.5, 4.7.6, 4.7.7, 4.8.1, 4.8.2, 4.8.3, 4.8.4, 4.8.5, 4.8.6, 4.8.7, 4.9.4, 4.9.8, 4.10.3, 4.11, and 4.12.1, add "No stipulation."

2) In Sections 4.9.14, 4.9.15, 4.9.16, and 4.12.2, add "Not applicable."

3) In Section 4.5.1, add "See Section 9.6.3, provisions 2. and 4."

4) In Section 4.9.2, add "The Subscriber can initiate revocation. Third parties can request revocation in accordance with Section 4.9.3. See also Section 3.4."

5) In Section 4.9.6, add "No stipulation. (Note: Following certificate issuance, a certificate may be revoked for reasons stated in Section 4.9.1. Therefore, relying parties should check the revocation status of all certificates that contain a CDP or OCSP pointer.)"


The review period for this ballot shall commence at 2300 UTC on 21 January 2016, and will close at 2300 UTC on 28 January 2016. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 2300 UTC on 4 February 2016. Votes must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this thread.

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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. Quorum is currently nine (9) members- at least nine members must participate in the ballot, either by voting in favor, voting against, or abstaining.


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