Committee Meeting 2012-05-23

The meeting will take place at 21:00 UTC in the IRC channel #board-meeting on the CAcert IRC network.

Committee Members: feel free to add a business within the acceptance period or your question to the board below. Others: add a question to the questions section.


  1. Minutes author prepares the minutes from the last meeting

  2. Minutes author prepares the action items. All action owners to update.

  3. Minutes author puts motion m20120521.4 to accept the minutes


  1. Preliminaries
    1. Chair opens the Committee Meeting
    2. Accept the minutes from the last meeting.

    3. Who is making minutes?
    4. Chair asks whether cacert-board-private maillist includes any items that need to be disclosed to Members.

    5. Chair introduces the URL of action items to the meeting, and asks for discussion.

  2. Businesses

    Acceptance of Businesses 48 Hours before beginning of Committee Meeting latest!

    1. Nominate Michael Tänzer as Software-Assessment Teamleader. (INOPIAE, 2012-05-20)
      The software assement team nominated Michael Tänzer as Software-Assessment Teamleader on their last telco

    2. Discuss Not for Profit 501 (c)(3) organization for the United States. (Jeff Frederick, 2012-05-20)
      Discuss starting a Not for Profit organization in the US to help fund CAcert. See Board List for details.

    3. Discuss Meeting with Red Hat. (Jeff Frederick, 2012-05-20)
      Discuss the details of a meeting with Red Hat that may be taking place in August. See Board List for Details.

    4. Business added by Your Name Comment: Replace "Business One" by Title of Business and add your Name

      • Additional Inputs Comment: Replace "Additional Inputs"by Description of Business, Description of Reason-Why/Purpose, Additional Comments, Additional Documents, Additional Links, if useful for other Committee Members to prepare for Committee Meeting.

    5. et cetera
  3. Question Time

    Questions from Community Members can be added until beginning of Committee Meeting! As well questions can be asked at "Question Time", without added Question here

    1. Question One added by Your Name Comment: Replace "Question One" by Your Question and add your Name

      • et cetera
  4. Closing
    1. Agree on a date for the next Committee Meeting
    2. Chair closes the Committee Meeting


1 Preliminaries

Start was 21:02, end was 22:10


1.1 Opening

Meeting chaired by Michael. The meeting was announced in good time.

1.2 Minutes from last meeting

Voting on minutes was done before at m20120521.4

1.3 Minute taker

Minutes will be taken by Werner.

1.4 Disclosure of private communication

Nothing to disclose.

1.5 Action items

The blog post about the ID scan arbitration will be delayed.

No update with gooze

The audit mail will have an update in 3 weeks

2 Business

2.1 Nominate Michael Tänzer as Software-Assessment Teamleader

There was a vote within the software telco about the team leader and from there Michael was nominated. The board confirmed it with a motion.

2.2 Discuss Not for Profit 501 (c)(3) organization for the United States

Jeffrey suggested to create a new legal entity in the US that will become a Charitable organization and can accept tax deductible donations. This was discussed and approved but not yet decided, this will come later. If was suggested to make it similar to the German Secure-U and to consult with Ted and Sebastian.

2.3 Discuss Meeting with Red Hat

Jeffrey is planning an ATE in Raleigh and can take a meeting with Red Hat. It is regarded a good idea but Jeffrey should get a briefing by Philipp Dunkel or Ian to have an understanding of the legal basis for the current situation. It was moved that the Board asks Jeffrey to get in contact with RedHat to negotiate in the licensing issues.

3 Questions


4 Closing

Time for next meeting yet to be agreed by doodle.

Meeting closed by chair.


Brain/CAcertInc/Committee/MeetingAgendasAndMinutes/20120523 (last edited 2012-06-23 20:39:04 by Werner Dworak)