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Customers create them themselves using the web interface. Always document missing names on the CAP. Practice documents are also leading for Arbitration. So the simple rule here is: If you are dealing with French first names see the French country variations.

Otherwise it must be done at no charge. In some circumstances, such as mass Assurance Events like Assurnce or a aassurance meeting, it may be reasonable to do the Assurance in advance of the user becoming a Member. The benefit is maximal when we help the other person to see better ways. If you deviate from these procedures you should take care of documenting very comprehensible sometimes Arbitrators can be really dumb!

If ID documents for other alphabets also contain the name s in Latin characters, like many passports do, these would be acceptable even if not conforming to ISO transliteration rules, because they are contained in official documents. Suppose 3 persons go through the trouble of being assured with points. Otherwise technical reasons are not plausible In general names are handled case insensitively.

But it is more valuable, because it is a really good way to train the Member towards becoming an Assurer! Extended Assurers task All cases that ends with Not Passed have to be passed to Arbitration or to the Assurance team for a review. It is not forbidden to have multiple assurer accounts Ruling: Co-audits are most often conducted during ATE s, so you should try and attend.


What is a digital signature? CAcert’s Root SHAsigned certificates remained otherwise unchanged same keys, same validity periodexceptions being an updated serial number and the new signature.

CAcert will not give any data to third persons or third parties, except when ordered by an Arbitrator during dispute resolution. Retry the AssurerChallenge once a year.

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How is privacy protected? If you have any doubts about a request ask for help. In this case, the user is not yet a Member, and you should ask her to create her account and become a Member before doing the Assurance.

This is an Assurer: Pass, otherwise continue 3. I will say that the Wiki is a valuable work in progress. These free certs are intended to drive you to their CA so they can sell you higher value products. I attended my first key signing event at LISA’ Alex Robertson We do not want to repeat the AP here.

These certificates can be used to digitally sign and encrypt email, authenticate and authorize users connecting to websites and secure data transmission over the Internet. As a representative cadert CAcert, you the Assurer may find yourself helping the Member in wider aspects of the Community.

After you confirm receipt of the scanned CAP form, delete your digital copy carefully. Because they are nowadays actively disabled by operating systems and applications, older MD5 signed certificates are not of any help to access a website with HTTPS.

Since an Assurer can only assure another member a person only once, it is forbidden for an assurer to assure a single person and register that assurance with more than one account.

As long as each name in each account is only assured by one assurer up to the maximal number of points that the assurer may award and as long as the assurance process is followed for each assurance separately and nobody assures accounts of themselves, the AP is honoured.

Some technical aspects While assuring people they may ask you some technical questions. There may be an issue here if someone has had a name change eg on marriage but I believe that provided there is a “chain of evidence” that is examined ie the document causing the name change this ought to be acceptable This is particularly relevant in countries that have either no formal national ID or have many that could be regarded as acceptable!


But consider, this rule is no clearance for general Nicknames. Have a look at Asurance. Middle names and academic titles may be omitted Reason: There are two special cases: They are fully compatible with all certificates issued by CAcert previously.

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In the case where you decide to go ahead and do the Assurance with a non-Member, in advance of account creation and full acceptance of the CCA, follow this procedure in order to protect the non-Member and yourself: Since one assurer can give you up to 35 points, you will need to meet with at least two assurers in order to collect 50 points and at least three to collect points.

New program under deployment the Super-Assurer programme, see SuperAssurers. When an Assurer has gained the full 50 EPs, probably by conducting 25 assurances, the Assurer is often termed an Experienced Assurer.

It also allows decryption of data which has been encrypted by the private key. Can I lose points? Indonesian place name spelling issues BE As Belgium is bilingual you have to decide whether you are dealing with a Flemish firstname “roepnaam” then see the Netherland country variations. These points will have to wait for a future system enhancement.

If you find such contradictions please make them known to CAcert’s policy mailing list at [ cacert-policy lists. The following procedure is a proposal.