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Unsecure resources on Security SE Post

This post, when viewed in HTTPS, is triggering security warnings: Using Firefox, I got the classical yellow triangle warning in the address bar, caused by this img tag with absolute URI source in ...
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Why is Security SE Meta dropping SSL/TLS support?

I'm currently using EFF's HTTPS Everywhere plugin to favor HTTPS whenever it is available. Due to a wrong Common Name being used for the Meta website certificate, the first connection is a bit funky: ...
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SSL certificate mismatch

As I was researching a security related topic I visited the Security part of Stack Exchange for the first time (via google) and was sent to the HTTPS version of the site. Seeing the mixed content ...
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HTTP requests for user avatars in a HTTPS version of stackexchange?

I just noticed something weird - my Firefox warned me about usage of non-SSL resources on this question: Why do some websites enforce lack of SSL? while not on this one: Why is it possible to sniff ...
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Why doesn't security.stackexchange.com use HTTPS?

When trying to access https://security.stackexchange.com I get redirected to regular HTTP. In case I'd be using a public wifi someone could simply hijack my session and post whatever they want or ...
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Why does security.stackexchange.com not encrypt logins?

Why does security.stackexchange.com not encrypt logins? It kind of seems counter-intuitive. Is it simply that a legitimate SSL certificate costs money / takes time to maintain? I would think that ...
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Are general questions about OpenSSL output appropriate here? Or would that be more for serverfault / super user?

I'd like to better understand openSSL command output (for example, why intermediates appear to be shown in full but not the host-specific certificate). Would this question be more appropriate for ...
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