In message <20180718092657.GC8426(a)kyllikki.org>
Vincent Sanders <vince(a)netsurf-browser.org> wrote:
All the NetSurf web services  are now securely accessible. This
been made possible by the lets encrypt service  providing no cost
certificates and pepperfish proving the infrastructure to manage them.
We are making this change to ensure our users privacy is protected.
The NetSurf project collects no personally identifying data
about users of our web services except that required to provide the
service  and we do not believe third parties should be able to
intercept such information either.
Daniel Silverstone and myself have now updated all the NetSurf
infrastructure to make https available. It is intended that after a
short stabilisation period that web server and wiki will have HSTS 
enabled. Once this occurs only encrypted connections will be
available to NetSurf services.
Please ensure there are no issues with the secure sites (let us know
if there are!) and update any links you may have in external
 The bugs interface requires a user identifier and email address
which are required to use the service and we do not use
that data for any other purpose than tracking bugs.
Left-click on the NS icon opens file:///NetSurf:/Resources/en/welcome.html
whose links are entirely http rather then https, AFAICS. Is this what
Also I notice that the !Fetch_NS app no longer works, complaining of
an incorrectly formatted filename at line 24. Probably not your
problem, but I struggle to see how it works and thus how the error
occurs. Help would be appreciated!