Committee Meeting 2014-01-12

The meeting will take place at 09:00 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 m2014xxxx.y 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 asks whether cacert-board maillist includes any business items that aren't on the agenda yet.

    6. 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. Accept late business by Werner Dworak

    2. Create a subcommittee by Werner Dworak

    3. State OFT report by Michael Tänzer

    4. Move CAcert Inc. to another country by Alex-UK

    5. 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.

    6. 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 date of the next Committee Meeting
    2. Chair closes the Committee Meeting


1 Preliminaries

1.1 Opening

Present: Alex, Ben, Jurgen, Michael, Werner. Dirk partially.

Meeting chaired by Werner.

1.2 Minutes from last meeting

Minuted accepted, Motion m20140121.1

1.3 Minutes taker

Minutes will be taken by Alex.

1.4 Disclosure of private communication

Board was informed about some steps in arbitration case a20121228.1

1.5 Potential agenda items on mailing list

No new agenda items identified on cacert-board.

1.6 Action items

None discussed

2 Business

2.1 Accept Late Business

Since the agenda was late, all topics were accepted as late business, Motion m20140112.2

2.2 Create a subcommittee

A subcommittee was formed consisting of Werner Dworak, Alex Robertson, Etienne Ruedin, Jürgen Bruckner, Benjamin Ball, Dirk Astrath, m20140112.3 , Ben Dechrai and Michael Tänzer m20140112.3

Jürgen Bruckner resigned from the Board m20140112.4

Robert Cruickshank was elected to fill the casual vacancy on the Boardm20140112.5

2.3 Submit OFT report

There has been no response to the filed report. No more news.

2.4 Move CAcert Inc. to another country

After some discussion it was decided that Austria should be investigated in more detail.

Jürgen and Micheal are going to investigate the formation of an Association under Austrian law

Alex and Eva are going to prepare the necessary changes to policy to allow for the move.

Publicity and publication about the planned move are to be delayed until there is more substance to the plans.

There was some discussion about bank accounts but this will be looked at in more detail outside the meeting

3 Questions

Uli asked about publicity for the move - it was felt that this had already been dealt with. He also queried the narrowing down of countries to Austria - it was explained that this was not a final decision since no motion had been passed, and that it was intended to save "precious time"

4.1 Next Meeting

The next meeting was scheduled to 2014-02-02 19:00 UTC.


Meeting log


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