[cabfpub] Results on Ballot SC2 - Validating certificates via CAA CONTACT

Kirk Hall Kirk.Hall at entrustdatacard.com
Fri Jul 27 04:56:03 UTC 2018

The voting period for Ballot SC2 has ended and the ballot has failed.  Here are the results.

Voting by CAs - 25 votes total, including abstentions

20 Yes votes: Amazon, Certigna (DHIMYOTIS), Certum (Asseco), Chunghwa Telecom, D-TRUST, DigiCert, Entrust Datacard, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Izenpe, QuoVadis, SECOM, SHECA, SSL.com, SwissSign, TWCA, TrustCor, Visa
0 No votes:
5 Abstain: Actalis, Comodo CA, Disig, KPN Corporate Market, SSC
100% of voting CAs voted in favor

Voting by browsers - 8 votes total, including abstentions

2 Yes votes: Microsoft, Opera
2 No votes: Cisco, Google
4 Abstain: Apple, Comodo Group Inc., Mozilla, 360
50% of voting browsers voted in favor

Quorum requirements
Currently active members: 23
Quorum: 12
Votes cast (including abstentions): 33
Quorum met: Yes

Under Bylaw 2.2(g), a ballot result will be considered valid only when more than half of the number of currently active Members has participated. Votes to abstain are counted in determining a quorum.

At least one CA Member and one browser Member must vote in favor of a ballot for the ballot to be adopted.  This requirement was met

Bylaw 2.2(f) requires a yes vote by two-thirds of CA votes and 50%-plus-one browser votes for approval.  Votes to abstain are not counted for this purpose.  This requirement was met for CAs but was not met for browsers.

Ballot SC2 fails.

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