[Servercert-wg] VOTING PERIOD: Ballot SC-064: Temporary Moratorium on New Certificate Consumer Memberships
wthayer at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 20:44:18 UTC 2023
Fastly votes NO to ballot SC-064.
On Mon, Jun 5, 2023 at 10:43 AM Ben Wilson via Servercert-wg <
servercert-wg at cabforum.org> wrote:
> *Ballot SC-064: Temporary Moratorium on New Certificate Consumer
> *Purpose of the Ballot*
> During discussions at Face-to-Face Meeting 58, it was noted that the
> membership criteria for Certificate Consumers in the Charter for the Server
> Certificate Working Group (SCWG) lacked sufficient detail. Since then,
> several members of the CA/Browser Forum have worked to develop better
> criteria for membership of Certificate Consumers in the SCWG, however,
> discussion is ongoing. A moratorium is necessary to preserve the status quo
> and ensure impartiality while we re-evaluate and revise our membership
> criteria so that they are more clear, fair, and aligned with the goals of
> the Forum.
> The following motion has been proposed by Ben Wilson of Mozilla and
> endorsed by Tobias Josefowitz of Opera and Thomas Zermeno of SSL.com.
> *Motion Begins*
> Effective immediately, there is a temporary moratorium established on the
> acceptance of applications for membership as Certificate Consumer members
> in the Server Certificate Working Group. This moratorium will expire on
> December 1, 2023, or prior to such date, upon publication of the Forum’s
> vote on a revised Charter for the Server Certificate Working Group.
> During the moratorium, the Server Certificate Working Group will not
> accept or consider applications for membership as Certificate Consumers.
> Applications for other types of membership may be accepted and considered.
> *Motion Ends*
> This ballot does not propose a Final Guideline or Final Maintenance
> Guideline. The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:
> Discussion (7 days)
> Start Time: 2023-05-25 21:25 UTC
> End Time: Not before 2023-06-01 22:00 UTC
> Vote for approval (7 days)
> Start Time: 2023-06-05 18:00 UTC
> End Time: 2023-06-12 18:00 UTC
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