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An Internet Relay Chat
network dating from the
1990s, when it broke away from the main (still larger) IRC
.The History of the Undernet
UndernetOne of the largest and oldest Internet Relay Chat networks that loosely sprung up in 1992 and was formally launched in 1993. By 2005, the network was set up with over 40 servers handling more than a dozen countries and over 100,000 simultaneous users at any given time of day. In 2008, a million people each week in over 35 countries were connected using the service.
Its UnderCurrents newsletter covers news and events in the IRC world, and its Documents Project covers every kind of imaginable resource documentation. For information, visit www.undernet.org. See EFNet and IRC.
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Apres avoir sejourne tout pres d'un an, entre l'automne 2002 et l'automne 2003, dans un canal de bavardage du reseau IRC Undernet
, j'ai donc annonce aux internautes du groupe que j'allais me retirer pour entreprendre la redaction de ma these.
The ban, begun after administrators at local ISPs ignored abuse reports, meant all users accessing through Jaring and TMNet were unable to access the Undernet
It also works with the major public IRC networks--DALnet, EFnet, and Undernet