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Re: Why is IRC still around?
From: "Eric Paynter" <eric () arcticbears com>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 13:27:16 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, November 19, 2004 9:40 am, Danny said:
2) A considerable amount of "script kiddies" originate and grow through
3) A wee bit of software piracy occurs?
4) That many organized DoS attacks through PC zombies are initiated
through IRC?
5) The anonymity of the whole thing helps to foster all the illegal
and malicious activity that occurs?

I think you answered the question. It is still around because it is useful
for some. It's not like the ability to host an Internet server is
regulated. Anybody can create one.


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