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Re: IRC spying to increase
From: xploitable <xploitable () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 23:32:38 +0100

On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 14:04:03 -0700, Alex Schultz <aschultz () echo-inc com> wrote:
You can hack the ircd to allow an invisible join that allows certain
people to be in a channel, yet not visible.  I first saw this back in
like 1997 or 98, so it's very possible.  It just requires a special IRCD
and alittle c/c++ skill. Basically they just created a mode you could
assign yourself if you were an Oper and the ircd wouldn't show you in a

Haha, you are lame. Did you think gov/feds actually go into channels?
They have elite scanner bots searching for keywords, and the
individual message gets saved on a log back at gov/fed HQ.

When they say they are spying, they don't mean feds are sitting in
darkened rooms watching and waiting for something to happen in real

They don't need invisible joins on IRC networks :-)

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