Re: licq-0.85

  • From: John Madden <weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: technocracy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 19:09:38 -0500

On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, you wrote:
> > security for a form of communication that has been, until now, riddled with
> > security problems.  So what think ye all?
> I think IMs are a good thing in general, but bad in specifics. SSL is a nice
> addition. The worst thing I've seen is that ICQ tells anybody who asks your
> current IP address... Perfect for DOS attacks and what-not...

Well, it can be configured to not show it.  And really, if you want to find it
out, just message someone directly, then look at your netstat.  


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