[cabfpub] Results on Ballot Forum-6 - Update ETSI requirements in the Bylaws

Kirk Hall Kirk.Hall at entrustdatacard.com
Mon Oct 1 22:03:50 UTC 2018

Results on Ballot Forum-6 - Update ETSI requirements in the Bylaws

The voting period for Ballot Forum-6 has ended and the ballot has passed.  Here are the results.

Voting by CAs - 14 votes total including abstentions

12 Yes votes: Actalis, Buypass, Camerfirma, D-TRUST, DocuSign France, Entrust Datacard, GlobalSign, HARICA, Izenpe, Kamu SM, Logius PKIoverheid, SSC
0 No votes:
2 Abstain: OATI, Visa
86% of voting CAs voted in favor

Voting by browsers - 2 votes total including abstentions

2 Yes votes: Mozilla, 360
0 No votes:
0 Abstain:
100% of voting browsers voted in favor

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.  Half of currently active Members as of the start of voting is 11, so quorum was 12 votes - quorum 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 both CAs and browsers.

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

The ballot passes.

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