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Does PeerGuardian protect in IRC?

Discussion in 'Windows - P2P software' started by RussReef, Jan 18, 2005.

  1. RussReef

    RussReef Guest

    If I'm only downloading files via IRC, and not through P2P or torrent networks, is PeerGuardian actually doing anything at all to protect me? ... Or, is it just another one of those apps that I run in the background, eating CPU cycles, for sh-ts & giggles?
  2. Balaam

    Balaam Regular member

    Nov 19, 2004
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    It won't do a thing, since anyone can easily retrieve you IP number. The best way to use irc securely is to purchase a shell account. Connect to the shell account through several anonymous proxies, then connect to irc through the shell. Thats the best, most secure way to protect you identity on irc. A major pain in the ass though.

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