# always use HTTPS getting mathjax from CDN #6249

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commented Jul 31, 2014
 Is there any reason not to do this now? closes #6246
 minrk always use HTTPS getting mathjax from CDN 95200ca
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commented Jul 31, 2014
 Definitely should be done, and should be backported to the 0.13.x, 1.x, and 2.x series to make it simpler for all the distros (they ended up patching the old versions).
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commented Jul 31, 2014
 As long as it does not confort user in thinking over http is secure.. even on localhost.
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commented Jul 31, 2014
 This won't be transparent to the user, just mitigate external resources from having an attack point against their local box.
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 takluyver Backport PR #6249: always use HTTPS getting mathjax from CDN Is there any reason not to do this now? closes #6246 f58dabb