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Old 03-03-21, 07:30 AM
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Bike Website Errors - is it just me?

Just checking if this is only me or more universal: in the following post Big Block posted a number of links: for me the links to velobase, classicrendevous, and classiccycleus all resulted in a series of SSL/security errors on Firefox. The others were fine. Could someone let me know if this is solely a local issue on my machine or is this a wider spread problem?

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All of Big Block's links work just fine for me.
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I think it's a Canadian Firefox issue. I use Epic browser with proxy to get to these pages, although sometimes I can get through. I haven't been able to fix permissions to allow velobase.
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All links work for me on Chrome.
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Works fine on Safari
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Can't see the Velobase link on Firefox.
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I got a security error using Firefox yesterday, today it works.
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If you tweak the start of the URL from https to http, it often helps get through to sites with security or certificate issues - your session is no longer encrypted, but this should be tolerable risk when browsing on known/trusted sites
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I didn't know you could still use FireFox!
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Those links work fine for me, a long-time Firefox user. But I have trusted those sites long ago.

I do like browsers warning me when I try to connect to new sites with less-than-optimal security. I also like to be able to mark sites as "trusted" and not be bothered again without reason. So far, Firefox does a pretty good job, IMO.
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Thanks all: to be clear this isn't one of those "the site you are going to is insecure" messages that you can click through. I got three different errors (one on each site) and they had to do with connection resets, certificate too long, and one other error I can't recall.

And yes I am aware of removing the S in httpS to avoid certs; however these sites should work so I was simply trying to do debug step #1 which was to ensure others were or were not having the issue.

nlerner Think I will go back to Mosaic.....
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It's the web starting to be self aware. Pretty soon the Di2 components will start to turn on us.
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