If you try to log in from a meta site (meta.*.stackexchange.com), you get an "Untrusted Connection" from Firefox, even without HTTPS Everywhere enabled.

For example, I just tried this on meta.law.stackexchange.com and the certificate appears to be only valid for ssl8217.cloudflare.com, *.stackexchange.com, stackexchange.com domains, thus causing ssl_error_bad_cert_domain.

It has been over two years since this issue was reported, and it continues to appear.

Here's one version of the security warning, on Firefox:

It's 2016, and we should be having reliable HTTPS coverage by now, at least for login.

  • Answer went poof along with discussion. Isn't that wonderful.
    – oldmud0
    Jul 29, 2016 at 5:14
  • The text format makes it a little hard to tell if your second sentence is serious or sarcastic.
    – WBT
    Jul 29, 2016 at 16:56


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