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Re: webchat/cgiirc on irc.debian.org

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 3:28 AM, Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:

> Almost invariably, web-based chats like this that are launched without
> coordination with the network that they are talking to lead to abuse
> and the eventually banning and/or k-lining of involved hosts.
> #debian routinely bans the webchat on freenode, and I've no doubt that
> we'll be routinely banning other web chats which are used without
> authentication.

Do the freenode webchat users not get assigned the IP address of the
user connecting to the web server rather than the IP address of the
webserver itself? IIRC for the Indymedia webchat we implemented the



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