[arch-general] IRC Spammer / Impersonator

Giovanni Scafora linuxmania at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 14:29:47 EST 2007

2007/12/27, Branko Vukelic <bg.branko at gmail.com>:
> I think you can register your nick and also forbid its unauthenticated
> use via some IRC commands. Read the freenode help pages for that.

As far as I know, nickserv set kill is disabled on freenode network.
He can register the nick and he can ghost people who are using the
nick while he's offline.
The only way to keep others from using your nickname is by setting up
a bouncer or another type of persistent connection.

Giovanni Scafora
Arch Linux Trusted User (voidnull)
linuxmania at gmail.com

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