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<? /*
LibreSSL - CAcert web application
Copyright (C) 2004-2008 CAcert Inc.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
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*/ ?>
<h3><?=_("CAcert Web of Trust Rules")?></h3>
20 years ago
<p><?=_("It is essential that CAcert Assurers understand and follow the rules below to ensure that applicants for assurance are suitably identified, which, in turn, maintains trust in the system.")?></p>
* <?=_("You must meet the applicant in person;")?><br>
* <?=_("You must sight at least one form of government issued photo identification. It's preferable if 2 forms of Government issued photo ID are presented, as less points may be issued if there is any doubt on the person by the person issuing points;")?><br>
20 years ago
* <?=_("Complete the assurance form if the applicant has not already done so. Ensure that all information matches.")?><br>
20 years ago
<?=_("After the meeting, visit the CAcert Web site's make an Assurance page and:")?><br>
* <?=_("Enter the applicant's email address;")?><br>
* <?=_("Compare the online information to the information recorded on the paper form;")?><br>
* <?=_("If, and only if, the two match completely - you may award trust points up to the maximum points you are able to allocate;")?><br>
<?=_("It is imperative that you maintain the confidentiality and privacy of the applicant, and never disclose the information obtained without the applicant's consent.")?></p>
<?=_("You may charge a fee for your expenses if the applicant has been advised of the amount prior to the meeting.")?></p>
20 years ago
<?=_("A CAcert Assurer who knowingly, or reasonably ought to have known, assures an applicant contrary to this policy may be held liable.")?></p>
20 years ago
<p><?=_("Assurance Points")?><br>
<?=_("CAcert may, from time to time, alter the amount of Assurance Points that a class of assurer may assign as is necessary to effect a policy or rule change. We may also alter the amount of Assurance Points available to an individual, or new class of assurer, should another policy of CAcert require this.")?></p>