On-going Spam Bot Attacks are hitting almost all IRC Networks, relentlessly. We’ve had to enable counter measures and tighten some security measures. We are pleased to announce that 99% of spam is G-lined before it ever gets to you or your channels on IRC4Fun. While these spam bots are not
We’re thrilled to announce (a bit early) that the Channel Owner (~Nick) mode is back! (as +y) We were going to keep this a secret until closer to IRC4Fun’s Birthday (October 20th), but due to popular request we’ve added it early! The “Owner” channel mode is back, by popular request.
This is a post reminding Channel Staff of some useful ways for fighting abuse, floods and spam. Lately, we’ve observed a slight increase in channel abuses (such as flooding or spamming); and we wanted to provide some advice for dealing with these annoyances. IRC4Fun is setup in a fashion to
New Channel Mode for Channel Operators to manage their own Channel-Filters! We’re excited to announce a new Channel Mode that will allow Channel Operators to block certain words or phrases from being said in their channels! With the new Channel Mode +g <badword?goes?here*>, Channel Operators can block spam/objectionable messages before
First, we should note that there has not been a rise in channel floods or spamming, but we wanted to be proactive and create documentation for our users. If your channel is getting flooded a lot, there are several things you can do. (Set channel modes that will curb floods/spam,
We’ve decided to re-activate the 2 Channel Modes that were previously not available when we returned to Unreal IRCd. +a designates a Channel User as a Protected User (thus they cannot be kicked, banned, or deop’d by lower level +o Operators). +q designates a Channel User as a Channel Founder