It's more a case of something not changing, that should. It's just that the forum doesn't have one of the certificates that lets you use 'https://' instead of 'http://', so that you can be 'confident' when entering personal information that you've got the right, secure website.
This would be a simple matter of going into the hosting backend and flicking a switch, if only any of us had a login for said hosting backend. (Tracking that down is on my to-do list.)
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