On Thursday, September 30th there will be a small change in how older browsers and devices will treat && <= 7.1.1) users will not be able to visit your website.
While all of the above might seem like pros rather than cons, do keep in mind that there is still a large volume of Android users (roughly 30%) that are using devices without a way to upgrade to a compatible version. As such, at least for now, both we as well as Let’s Encrypt themselves are recommending against using this option for most people.
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