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@@ -64,23 +64,23 @@ Last change date: 2009-01-08<br>
<h2><a id="s0">0.</a> Preamble</h2>
<h3><a id="s0.1">0.1.</a> Definition of Terms</h3>
<dd> A Member is an individual who has agreed to the CAcert
(<a href="https://www.cacert.org/policy/CAcertCommunityAgreement.html" target="_blank">CCA</a>)
and has created successfully
a CAcert login account on the CAcert web site. </dd>
-<dt> <i>Assurance</i> </dt>
+<dt> <em>Assurance</em> </dt>
<dd> Assurance is the process by which a Member of CAcert
Community (Assurer) identifies an individual (<span lang="en-US">Assuree</span>).
-<dt> <i>Prospective Member</i> </dt>
+<dt> <em>Prospective Member</em> </dt>
<dd> An individual who participates in the process of Assurance,
but has not yet created a CAcert login account. </dd>
-<dt> <i>Name</i> </dt>
+<dt> <em>Name</em> </dt>
<dd> A Name is the full name of an individual.
-<dt> <i>Secondary Distinguishing Feature</i>
+<dt> <em>Secondary Distinguishing Feature</em>
<dd> An additional personal data item of the Member
that assists discrimination from Members with similar full names.
@@ -162,14 +162,14 @@ address(es), secondary distinguishing feature (e.g. DoB). </p>
the Assurance Points. </p>
<h3><a id="s1.2">1.2.</a>Relying Party Statement</h3>
<p>The primary goal of the Assurance Statement is for the express
-purpose of certificates to meet the needs of the <i>Relying Party
-Statement</i>, which latter is found in the Certification Practice
+purpose of certificates to meet the needs of the <em>Relying Party
+Statement</em>, which latter is found in the Certification Practice
Statement (<a href="https://www.cacert.org/policy/CertificationPracticeStatement.html" target="_blank">CPS</a>).
<p>When a certificate is issued, some of the Assurance Statement may
be incorporated, e.g. Name. Other parts may be implied, e.g.
Membership, exact account and status. They all are part of the
-<i>Relying Party Statement</i>. In short, this means that other
+<em>Relying Party Statement</em>. In short, this means that other
Members of the Community may rely on the information verified by
Assurance and found in the certificate.</p>
<p>In particular, certificates are sometimes considered to provide
@@ -419,11 +419,11 @@ to the assurance training for future Assurers. </p>
<p>The Assurance applies Assurance Points to each Member which
measure the increase of confidence in the Statement (above).
Assurance Points should not be interpreted for any other purpose.
-Note that, even though they are sometimes referred to as <i>Web-of-Trust</i>
-(Assurance) Points, or <i>Trust</i> Points, the meaning
+Note that, even though they are sometimes referred to as <em>Web-of-Trust</em>
+(Assurance) Points, or <em>Trust</em> Points, the meaning
of the word
'Trust' is not well defined. </p>
-<p><i>Assurance Points Allocation</i><br>
+<p><em>Assurance Points Allocation</em><br>
An Assurer can allocate a
number of Assurance Points to the Member according to the Assurer's
experience (Experience Point system, see below). The allocation of
@@ -446,10 +446,10 @@ information presented: </p>
Any lesser confidence should result in less Assurance Points for a
Name. If the Assurer has no confidence in the information presented,
-then <i>zero</i> Assurance Points may be allocated by the Assurer.
+then <em>zero</em> Assurance Points may be allocated by the Assurer.
For example, this may happen if the identity documents are totally
-unfamiliar to the Assurer. The number of Assurance Points from <i>zero</i>
-to <i>maximum</i> is guided by the Assurance Handbook
+unfamiliar to the Assurer. The number of Assurance Points from <em>zero</em>
+to <em>maximum</em> is guided by the Assurance Handbook
and the judgement of the Assurer.
If there is negative confidence the Assurer should consider
filing a dispute.
@@ -462,7 +462,7 @@ reciprocal process a maximum of 2 Assurance Points, according to
her judgement. The Assurer should strive to have the Member allocate
according to the Member's judgement, and stay on the cautious side;
the Member new to the assurance process
-should allocate <i>zero</i> Assurance Points
+should allocate <em>zero</em> Assurance Points
until she gains some confidence in what is happening.
@@ -487,17 +487,17 @@ Subsidiary Policy (below) is 50 Assurance Points.
Assurer is determined by the Experience Points of the Assurer. </p>
-<p align="left"><font size="2"><i>Table 2:
-Maximum of Assurance Points </i></font>
+<p class="l size075" ><em>Table 2:
+Maximum of Assurance Points </em>
<table class="padding margin0" border="1" style="width: 15%;">
-<p><i>Assurer's Experience Points</i></p>
+<p><em>Assurer's Experience Points</em></p>
-<p><i>Allocatable Assurance Points</i></p>
+<p><em>Allocatable Assurance Points</em></p>