[cabfpub] Ballot 162 - Sunset of Exceptions
sleevi at google.com
Thu Mar 10 23:12:11 UTC 2016
On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 1:22 PM, Ryan Sleevi <sleevi at google.com> wrote:
> The following motion has been proposed by Ryan Sleevi of Google and
> endorsed by Richard Barnes of Mozilla and Jeremy Rowley of DigiCert.
> -----BEGIN MOTION-----
> 1) Modify section 6.1.7 of the Baseline Requirements to add items 5(f) and
> 5(g) which read:
> f. The CA signs the Subscriber Certificate on or before June 30, 2016
> g. The notBefore field in the Subscriber Certificate has a date on or
> before June 30, 2016
> 2) Modify section 6.3.2 of the Baseline Requirements to replace the words
> "Beyond 1 April 2015" with the words "Until 30 June 2016"
> 3) Modify Section 5 of Appendix F of the EV Guidelines to remove the last
> sentence, renumber Section 6 to Section 7, and introduce a new Section 6
> "6. When a certificate that includes a Domain Name where .onion is in the
> right-most label of the Domain Name, the Domain Name shall not be
> considered an Internal Name if the Certificate was issued in compliance
> with this Appendix F."
> -----END MOTION-----
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> As shown in the diff, certain editorial liberties are taken with respect
> to informational sections, but they cannot be completed unless and until
> the ballot is adopted and integrated.
> The review period for this ballot shall commence at 2200 UTC on 1 March
> 2016, and will close at 2200 UTC on 8 March 2016. Unless the motion is
> withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start
> immediately thereafter and will close at 2200 UTC on 15 March 2016. Votes
> must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this thread.
> A vote in favor of the motion must indicate a clear 'yes' in the response.
> A vote against must indicate a clear 'no' in the response. A vote to
> abstain must indicate a clear 'abstain' in the response. Unclear responses
> will not be counted. The latest vote received from any representative of
> a voting member before the close of the voting period will be counted.
> Voting members are listed here: https://cabforum.org/members/
> 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.
Google votes YES
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