[cabfpub] Notice of Review Period – Ballot 217

Kirk Hall Kirk.Hall at entrustdatacard.com
Thu Dec 21 15:22:37 MST 2017


NOTICE OF REVIEW PERIOD – BALLOT 217

This Review Notice is sent pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum’s Intellectual Property Rights Policy (v1.2).  This Review Period is for Final Maintenance Guidelines (30 day Review Period).  A complete draft of the Draft Guideline that is the subject of this Review Notice is attached.

Date Review Notice Sent: December 21, 2017

Ballot for Review:                          Ballot 217 – Sunset RFC 2527

Start of Review Period:                 December 21, 2017 at 23:00 UTC

End of Review Period:                  January 20, 2018 at 23:00 UTC

Please forward any Exclusion Notice relating to Essential Claims to the Chair by email to kirk.hall at entrustdatacard.com<mailto:kirk.hall at entrustdatacard.com> before the end of the Review Period.  See current version of CA/Browser Forum Intellectual Property Rights Policy for details.

(Optional form of Exclusion Notice is attached)

Ballot 217: Sunset RFC 2527

-- MOTION BEGINS --

This ballot modifies the "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates" as follows, based upon Version 1.5.1:

In Section 2.2, replace the text:

"The CA SHALL publicly disclose its Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement through an appropriate and readily accessible online means that is available on a 24x7 basis. The CA SHALL publicly disclose its CA business practices to the extent required by the CA's selected audit scheme (see Section 8.1). The disclosures MUST include all the material required by RFC 2527 or RFC 3647, and MUST be structured in accordance with either RFC 2527 or RFC 3647. "

with the following:

"The CA SHALL publicly disclose its Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement through an appropriate and readily accessible online means that is available on a 24x7 basis. The CA SHALL publicly disclose its CA business practices to the extent required by the CA's selected audit scheme (see Section 8.1).

Effective as of 31 May 2018, the Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement MUST be structured in accordance with RFC 3647. Prior to 31 May 2018, the Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement MUST be structured in accordance with either RFC 2527 or RFC 3647. The Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement MUST include all material required by RFC 3647 or, if structured as such, RFC 2527."


This ballot modifies the "Guidelines for the Issuance and Management of Extended Validation Certificates" as follows, based on Version 1.6.6:

In Section 8.2.2, replace the text:

"Each CA MUST publicly disclose their EV Policies through an appropriate and readily accessible online means that is available on a 24x7 basis.  The CA is also REQUIRED to publicly disclose its CA business practices as required by WebTrust for CAs and ETSI TS 102 042 and ETSI EN 319 411-1.  The disclosures MUST be structured in accordance with either RFC 2527 or RFC 3647."

With the following:

"Each CA MUST publicly disclose its Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement through an appropriate and readily accessible online means that is available on a 24x7 basis. The CA SHALL publicly disclose its CA business practices to the extent required by the CA's selected audit scheme (see Section 17.1).

Effective as of 31 May 2018, the CA's Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement MUST be structured in accordance with RFC 3647. Prior to 31 May 2018, the CA's Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement MUST be structured in accordance with either RFC 2527 or RFC 3647. The Certificate Policy and/or Certification Practice Statement MUST include all material required by RFC 3647 or, if structured as such, RFC 2527."

-- MOTION ENDS --

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