[arch-general] IRC Spammer / Impersonator

Matthew mezoko at mezoko.net
Fri Dec 28 00:09:33 EST 2007

Matthew wrote:
> Giovanni Scafora wrote:
>> 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.
> According to a guy in #freenode he said that kill is disabled.
> What would be a bouncer I tried psybnc but that didn't work well only 
> accepted my password I set for it half of the time.
I have setup BIP which from my understanding is a irc proxy / bouncer. I 
have both mezoko and mezokoX setup and running so there should be no 
spammers on those two user names. Thanks again for everyone's understanding!

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