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Re: Your connection is not secure

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 06, 2018 at 23:21 UTC ( #1208598=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Your connection is not secure

Personally, I think that it is long overdue for perlmonks.org to follow what is obviously now "the New Normal":   an SSL-only site.   (If WikiPedia has already done it, so can we.)   A free SSL-certificate from letsencrypt.org would do nicely.   We are very-clearly "behind the cue-ball" on this . . . the expectations of the web community have changed.

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Re^2: Your connection is not secure
by Your Mother (Bishop) on Feb 07, 2018 at 01:09 UTC
    1. What's this we business? AnonymousMonks are nobody I know.
    2. This is a free, volunteerism site. Wikipedia has a SIXTY MILLION PLUS DOLLAR ANNUAL BUDGET.
    3. The site already has an SSL cert so your advice, as isAlways The cAsE, is as wrong as it is lazy.

        Oh, I know there are problems and room for improvement but as I am unwilling to personally do the work and I know that the folks who tend to already know all about it, I do not bitch about it. This is not to say it's an invalid point to raise. The OP is fine and I had already upvoted it. I was disputing the "Anonymous" Monk's ridiculous ᵖᵒˢᶦᵗᶦᵒⁿ that a multi-million dollar organization with hundreds of paid employees and 10s of thousands of regular volunteers is a valid comparison to the monastery; or with the international concerns of privacy and political retribution would be otherwise with regards to secure browsing. See also, SSL on PerlMonks.

Re^2: Your connection is not secure
by Mr. Muskrat (Canon) on Feb 09, 2018 at 19:14 UTC

    Thanks for volunteering. Reach out to pmdev ASAP.

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