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Re: IRC protocols and insecurity
From: David Coppa <caff () openbeer it>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 08:36:37 +0200

* Barrie Dempster (barrie () reboot-robot net) wrote:

You can setup most IRC servers with an SSL option and you could force
users to use this, therefore it would all be encrypted.

If you pick a well maintained actively developed IRC server, it will be
just as secure as any other service you run, in essence. Also running
the server locally rather than using MSN or other clients that rely on
external servers will mean you can A: trust the servers fully and B:
control them and maintain them yourself.


 Used on Azzurra.org IRC network, not a bad choice...

David "caff" Coppa <caff AT openbeer DOT it>

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