[cabfpub] [EXTERNAL] Forbid DTPs from doing Domain/IP Ownership Validation ballot draft

Peter Bowen pzb at amzn.com
Mon May 1 13:29:47 UTC 2017

> On May 1, 2017, at 6:15 AM, Gervase Markham <gerv at mozilla.org> wrote:
> On 01/05/17 14:12, Peter Bowen wrote:
>> You understand correctly.  Today CAs use many third parties as part
>> of operation — they rent space in data centers and office buildings
>> they don’t own, they contract with companies to provide security
>> guards, etc.
> OK. This change would be of larger scope than a change merely to prevent
> the outsourcing of domain ownership validation. The latter got agreement
> (after discussion) from the participants at the F2F, which makes it a
> tempting route to go down. What do people think of Peter's expanded
> proposal?

Looking back at the BRs, you might be right.  If anyone is reading DTP to cover the data center or security guard examples above, then simply removing DTP is too broad a brush.

We can probably scope the removal of DTP to


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