• Fastest DeadPool Ever? IRSeek Shuts Down

    Apparently IRC participants don’t really like the idea of their conversations being indexed and searchable. Which is exactly what we said when we first wrote about IRSeek four days ago.The site has now shut down. A blog post explains why: we have disabled the site…we were under the impression that users in public chat-rooms are aware that their conversations are, by definition, public. Read More

  • Will IRSeeK Have A Chilling Effect on IRC Chat?

    New Israeli startup IRSeek is indexing public Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channels at the rate of 6 million conversations a day. 300 million conversations have now been indexed by the company. The most popular networks, including EFnet, DALnet, Freenode and QuakeNetUndernet, are all being monitored – IRSeeK is now “listening” to 2000+ channels across 10 networks. There are few… Read More