[cabfpub] Formation of Governance Review Working Group

Eddy Nigg eddy_nigg at startcom.org
Sun Mar 27 15:45:02 UTC 2016

StartCom votes YES

On 03/17/2016 08:43 PM, Dean Coclin wrote:
> Ballot 165 - Formation of Governance Review Working Group
> The following motion has been proposed by Dean Coclin of Symantec and 
> endorsed by Robin Alden of Comodo and Kirk Hall of Trend Micro:
> In accordance with Section 5.3 of the CA/B Forum Bylaws, the 
> chartering of a new working group by ballot is required. This Ballot 
> proposes chartering of the Governance Review Working Group. The 
> Working Group's charter will be as follows:
> 1. Consider revisions to the scope of the Forum to include possible 
> additional topics such as code signing, SMIME and client certificate 
> usages
> 2. Review the scope of the IPR and IP ownership issues
> 3. Consider options for representation of others in forum issues
> 4. Review voting rules and rights
> 5. Review admin functions
> 6. Examine making the forum an "official" organization (e.g. 
> Incorporation)
> 7. Review how requirements and guideline documents would be structured 
> in a newly organized forum would be done
> The group's deliverables will be:
> 1. An extensive report with one or more proposals on possible changes 
> to the Forum organization ("proposed structure")
> 2. A proposal on requirements and guideline document structure and 
> proprietorship
> 3. A form of ballot or ballots to implement any recommendations
> The Working Group shall expire once the deliverables have been completed.
> The review period for this ballot shall commence at 2200 UTC on 17 
> March 2016, and will close at 2200 UTC on 24 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 motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will 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 31 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/
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Signer: 	Eddy Nigg, COO/CTO
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