I use Snow Leopard as my OS, I haven't been able to see embedded images in MSE for a month.

I deactivated all the extensions (because I looked on the Internet and many people had the same problem because of AdBlock) but still I'm not able to see them. Moreover if I copy the link of the image and paste it to see the image on stack imgur like here (i.stack.imgur.com/btAuw.jpg) the page won't load. Any help is very much appreciated.

• PS, I added a image to my post, and can't see it :( – Vladimir Vargas Jan 18 '15 at 16:59
• Of what is your image? All I see is a $34\times18$ black rectangle. However, this image load fine for me. – robjohn Jan 18 '15 at 17:38
• It sounds as if you are blocking or are blocked from imgur.com. – robjohn Jan 18 '15 at 17:43
• @robjohn I can see images from imgur, not from stack.imgur Yes, it's a small rectangle. – Vladimir Vargas Jan 18 '15 at 18:53
• Just for information, I am running OS X 10.6.8, Snow Leopard, and Firefox 34.0.5, but I have not noticed any problems. – robjohn Jan 18 '15 at 19:19
• @robjohn I will try this (store.opendns.com/get/home-free) in a couple of hours and will tell you. Thanks for your help. – Vladimir Vargas Jan 18 '15 at 19:27
• @robjohn I changed my DNS, still can't connect to i.stack.imgur.com, bad luck I guess :( I'm contacting imgur now. – Vladimir Vargas Jan 19 '15 at 3:16
• Any information from imgur.com? BTW, do you have a router that might be blocking i.stack.imgur.com? – robjohn Jan 20 '15 at 0:15
• @robjohn No info from imgur.com, I changed my router DNS as well, manually unlocked everything but I don't know why I can't see images from stack.imgur.com (from imgur.com I can). – Vladimir Vargas Jan 20 '15 at 0:18
• I was going to suggest using direct IP addresses. i.stack.imgur.com is an alias for stack.imgur.com.cdn.cloudflare.net which has 12 IP addresses. Unfortunately, Cloudflare requires a domain name in order to properly direct the request. – robjohn Jan 20 '15 at 0:29
• @robjohn Today I got some support from my internet provider. I'm not an expert in connections/computers. Do you have any website with instructions on how to use that direct IP addresses you wrote about? The technicians that helped me today told me something similar. – Vladimir Vargas Jan 20 '15 at 14:33
• You cannot use direct IP addresses with Cloudflare. When the HTTP request comes in, they need to have the added information from the domain name (i.stack.imgur.com) to complete the reply. This is the way things work when several domain names are handled through the same IP address. I tried using the direct IP addresses, and it doesn't work. You can try this link and see the failure message. – robjohn Jan 20 '15 at 15:33
• @robjohn I can see images from ubuntu (in the same computer), not from mac. – Vladimir Vargas Jan 29 '15 at 19:12
• Have you asked about this on SO? They might have some ideas there. Unless you have a software firewall for MacOS that is blocking images from stack.imgur.com, I can't think of anything else. Link each question to the other, so that people don't ask the same questions. – robjohn Jan 29 '15 at 23:23
• Make sure the image URL is https. If StakExchange is using HTTPS, then it might back non HTTPS external images. StackExchange should make a bot that automatically changes non-HTTPS imgur.com URLs to HTTPS ones. – Geremia May 6 '16 at 19:02