Viewing a single comment thread. View all comments

___ wrote

That only happens on misconfigured servers or when it's done on purpose by the admins either due to ignorance or because they don't care about privacy, see here:


boringskip wrote

it seems like /whois worked on every server i was ever on, until freenode made some changes


___ wrote

The configuration I linked hides your IP from anyone using /whois. I don't recommend using a popular network because you never know what goes on behind the scenes, it is better if a trusted member of the community runs their own IRC server and properly configures it.