Closed Bug 1594469 Opened 8 months ago Closed 8 months ago

HTTPS should not be a gray padlock. Revert back to Green as default.

Categories

(Firefox :: Site Identity, enhancement)

70 Branch
enhancement
Not set
normal

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RESOLVED WONTFIX

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(Reporter: github, Unassigned)

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Attached image GrayPadlock.png

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:70.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/70.0

Steps to reproduce:

Any functional HTTPS website.

Actual results:

The https padlock was grey.
https://twitter.com/theochino/status/1192103980945592320?s=20

Expected results:

The padlock to be green.

As IT professionals we spent years teaching users that they should be looking for a Green padlock and that it is synonymous of security. It has been part for 20 years of a secure website.

Component: Untriaged → Site Identity

This change was made intentionally in the interest of evolving the visual language around security on the Web. Please see https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2019/10/15/improved-security-and-privacy-indicators-in-firefox-70/ for more details.

Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 months ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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