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The internet won't break on older Android devices in 2021, thanks to certificate authority's workaround

The internet won't break on older Android devices in 2021, thanks to certificate authority's workaround

Back in November, we found out that a good chunk of websites using Let's Encrypt certificates would stop working on older Android devices next year. The cause was an expiring partnership with IdenTrust, who cross-signed the company's keys for older platforms. Thankfully, a solution has been established, and sites using Let's Encrypt certificates don't have to worry about issues with older Android devices next year anymore.

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Many websites will stop working on older Android versions in 2021

Many websites will stop working on older Android versions in 2021

It took a long time, but most of the web now uses HTTPS to securely transmit information, partially thanks to a push by Google. However, this does mean that many websites could encounter issues (or fail to load entirely) if the proper certificates aren't installed on your device, which is exactly what will happen to older Android devices next year.

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