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When connecting to IRC your IP address is visible to everyone.  In an effort to protect your privacy you can use a VPN, TOR, or a Bouncer to redirect and mask your IP.
 
When connecting to IRC your IP address is visible to everyone.  In an effort to protect your privacy you can use a VPN, TOR, or a Bouncer to redirect and mask your IP.
  
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Some available IRC bouncers include:

Latest revision as of 01:39, 25 October 2020

Internet Relay Chat

Internet Relay Chat or IRC for short is a chat protocol that has been around since 1988[1].

It is still popular today via systems such as EFnet[2], DALnet[3], Freenode[4], etc.

IRC Clients

Freenode has a web based char client called Kiwi IRC

You can find a comprehensive list of IRC clients with a comparison of features here[5] .

Privacy

When connecting to IRC your IP address is visible to everyone. In an effort to protect your privacy you can use a VPN, TOR, or a Bouncer to redirect and mask your IP.

Available IRC bouncers

Some available IRC bouncers include:

ircproxy - http://freshmeat.sourceforge.net/projects/ircproxy

jBouncer - http://www.jibble.org/jbouncer/

muh - http://muh.sourceforge.net/

psyBNC - https://psybnc.org/

shroudBNC - http://shroudbnc.info/

ZNC - https://wiki.znc.in/ZNC

External Links

  1. Internet Relay Chat [1]
  2. Eris Free Network (EFnet)[2]
  3. The DAL IRC Network [3]
  4. Freenode [4]
  5. Comparison of Internet Relay Chat clients [5]