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Web Security Interest Group Revised Charter Approved; join the Web Security Interest Group (Call for Participation)

From: Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:13:11 +0800
To: w3c-ac-members@w3.org
Cc: chairs@w3.org, public-web-security@w3.org
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Dear Advisory Committee Representatives,
Members of the Web Security Interest Group,

We are pleased to announce the re-chartering of the the Web Security 
Interest Group:


This group is chartered through 1 January 2019.

The Group intends to focus its work on three categories of effort:
* Incubation: Discussing ideas for new Recommendation-track work; 
dispatching promising ideas to a Community Group or Task Force; 
proposing drafts to W3C for Working Group chartering.
* Horizontal Reviews: Assessing W3C drafts for security considerations 
and/or publishing questionnaires or other guidance to enable self-review 
by working groups.
* Web Security Incident Review: Considering reported security incidents 
as input, e.g., to correct patterns of error, threat modeling, and new 
spec development.

To join the group, please subscribe to the mailing list 
public-web-security@w3.org (Archive: 

(Participants of the Interest Group under the previous charter remain 
automatically members of the group, there is no need for them to be 

The Interest Group co-Chairs are Virginie Galindo (Gemalto), Kepeng Li 
(Alibaba) and Ryan Ware (Intel). The Team Contacts are Samuel Weiler 
<weiler@w3.org> and Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, for a total of 0.1 FTE.

More information may be found on the Group homepage:

Results of the Call for Review
We called for review of the proposed Web Security Interest Group charter 
on 30 November 2016:

29 Members expressed support for the recharter:

There were no Objections.

This announcement follows section 7.1.2 of the W3C Process Document:

and the Call for Participation follows section 5.2.4 of the W3C Process 

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director,
Wendy Seltzer and Samuel Weiler, Web Security IG Team Contacts;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications
Received on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:11:49 UTC

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