connecting to sites
upon enabling "do not connect to http" very, very, very often i got the attached error message when the site said it was https and it was very often reliable places like my bank and TaxAct. It seemed like such a good idea but i quit out of frustration.
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That is a certification issue from their site is wrong or too outdated. You need to contact them about this.
Are there some articles i could read (would you share?) that would educate me on the issue and help me be more compelling when i contact them? If i contacted them now, id be a babbling idiot. I feel very secure with Firefox compared to main stream alternatives. Thanks!
That site should have some kinda contact us and you gotten email from them before use that to contact them about the issue.
Were do you end up if you click to go to the HTTP site ? Sometimes there are redirects that do not work properly and temporarily need a HTTP redirect, but then get redirected again to HTTPS.
Do you use a bookmark or are you starting with the main (home) page of this website?
If you use a bookmark to access a specific page then instead navigate to this page starting with the main page or with the sign in page in case there is a problem with this bookmark.
thanks for your help.
I think most of the problem resulted from Proton VPN. I dont know why that would make Firefox think the site is http when i can clearly see it is https but when i turned off my vpn, i could connect to the bank. i could immediately turn the vpn back on, no problems. the problem also seems intermittent. I have a work around. i will stop crying and live with it. Thanks for the help in getting there.