There are several versions of TLS. TLS1.1 end of life is soon and it will
be out of support very soon, most browsers will remove it in 2020. You
should upgrade to support at least TLS1.2 which was released more than ten
years ago. Upgrading to a new version is not that complicated. Just update
your browser.

We stopped serving SSL altogether a while back. One big reason for this
deprecation is not just security of people who use the old browsers but
also people who use a secure and modern system as well. There's something
called downgrade attack [1]. Using this attack, a secure connection (in a
modern setup) can be easily compromised by forcing them to use old
protocols like TLS 1.1 (or worse, SSL) instead of the secure ones.

I'm all for giving the most access to everyone in this world but not at the
cost of compromising security everyone else.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Downgrade_attack

On Sun, Nov 24, 2019 at 9:30 PM Benjamin Ikuta <benjaminik...@gmail.com>
wrote:

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>
> Was support for legacy TLS temporarily discontinued or something?
>
> I noticed I couldn't connect the other day, but now it seems I can again.
>
> For what it's worth, I strongly oppose any measure that makes Wikimedia
> projects less accessible.
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