IPcamtalk website and older versions of firefox

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  1. sumguy

    sumguy Young grasshopper

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    I've experienced instances where I give my FF browser the URL for a camtalk thread and I get the circlling thing on the tab, with the word "connecting" and it stays like that until I close the tab. Or I'm at the top level of a sub-group and can see all the threads, I click on one and again I get the circling "connecting" and it just hangs there. This is FF version 39.0. I'm typing this on Seamonkey 2.49.4 (equivalent to I think FF 52) and I don't have these issues with Seamonkey. I do run noscript on FF but have enabled everything associated with ipcamtalk. So I'm wondering if there is a known minimum version of FF that works properly with this website - I could have sworn my FF 39 was working fine not too long ago...
     
  2. Mike

    Mike Staff Member

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    I've never heard of this issue. Did it just start happening?
     
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    sumguy Young grasshopper

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    It seems to be that it is happening for threads that *I* started, and perhaps only when I'm logged into the site. I can select any other thread and read it, but my own threads I get the spinning circle and infinite "connecting" message. There might be a clouldflare script that is partially blocked during this.
     
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  4. Mr_D

    Mr_D Getting comfortable

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    Why on Earth are you running a 3+ year old browser on the Internet? Yes, it can be NoScript. I gave up on it years ago because you get endless chains of scripts calling scripts from dozens of domains. Just run uBlock Origin on a non-EOL browser.
     
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  5. tangent

    tangent IPCT Contributor

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    Browsing with an out of date browser isn't a very smart thing to do.

    just to be clear is this the same circling thing you get when any webpage is loading?

    I wonder if your browser only supports outdated insecure encryption protocols and ipct refuses to connect using those protocols.