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an IRC network providing discussion facilities for the Free and Open Source Software communities, not-for-profit organizations, and related communities. In 1998, the network had about 200 users and less than 20 channels. Fifteen years later, the network peaks at over 80,000 users. freenode provides facilities to a variety of groups and organizations.



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  • Last seen 2017-11-24 11:05:19 weber.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to weber.freenode.net in California, USA.
    - Thanks to https://www.cloudsigma.com/ for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    - WEBER, DAVID M. (1952-), an American fantasy and scifi
    - author. Best known for his 'Honor Harrington' series, his
    - works span several genres, including alternate history,
    - epic fantasy, military scifi and space opera. He's also
    - done wargame design mainly for the StarFire tabletop
    - boardgame series, a job which later evolved into the novel,
    - 'Insurrection' (collaboration with Steve White, published
    - in 1990).
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-24 10:05:24 wolfe.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to wolfe.freenode.net in Stockholm, SE.
    - Thanks to http://nordu.net/ for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    - WOLFE, GENE [1931-].  Prolific writer of short stories and
    - novels. His best-known work is the multi-volume novel The
    - Book of the New Sun. He has won multiple awards including
    - the Nebula Award, the World Fantasy Award, The Campell
    - Memorial Award and the Locus Award. He was awarded the World
    - Fantasy Award for lifetime achievement in 1996.
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-24 09:05:12 card.freenode.net:
    -  
    - Welcome to card.freenode.net in Washington, DC, US, kindly sponsored by
    - Team Cymru (http://www.team-cymru.org).
    -  
    - CARD, ORSON SCOTT [1951-]. Born in Richland, Washington, Card grew up in
    - California, Arizona, and Utah. He lived in Brazil for two years as an unpaid
    - missionary for the Mormon Church. Author of the Ender and Alvin Maker books,
    - Card's science fiction and fantasy work is strongly influenced by his Mormon
    - cultural background. The first author to win the Hugo and Nebula novel awards
    - two years in a row, Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, US.
    -  
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-24 08:05:14 niven.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to niven.freenode.net in London, United Kingdom, EU.
    - thanks to Linode for sponsoring this server!
    -  
    - NIVEN, LAWRENCE VAN COTT [1938-].  Architect of Known Space,
    - the setting of Protector, World of Ptaavs and the
    - Ringworld series.  Author of "Flash Crowd", a canonical
    - sociological hard science fiction short story dealing with
    - effects of near instantaneous transportation on a modern
    - technological society.  In addition, he is well known for his
    - collaborations with Jerry Pournelle, including The Mote in
    - God's Eye and Lucifer's Hammer.
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-24 07:05:13 tolkien.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-24 06:05:24 karatkievich.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to karatkievich.freenode.net. Thanks to
    - http://www.tatacommunications.com/ for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    - KARATKIEVICH, ULADZIMIR (1930-1984) was a Belarusian
    - romantic writer. After his first published work was a poem
    - in 1951, he followed up with novels, short stories, plays,
    - essays, articles and screenplays. His probably most popular
    - work is the novel 'King Stakh's Wild Hunt' (1964). Most his
    - novels are about Belarus's past.  He won many national
    - literary awards and influenced the Belarusian literature's
    - development of historical themes.
    -  
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-24 05:05:23 leguin.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to leguin.freenode.net in Umeå, Sweden, EU! Thanks to
    - the Academic Computer Club at Umeå University for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    - LE GUIN, URSULA K. (1929-) Born in Berkeley, California,
    - Ursula Le Guin is an american author primarily known for
    - her Science Fiction and Fantasy. She has been awarded the
    - Hugo and Nebula awards, and is best known for her Earthsea
    - and Hainish series.
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-24 02:05:36 verne.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to verne.freenode.net in Amsterdam, NL.
    - Thanks to http://www.hyperfilter.com/ for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    -  
    - VERNE, Jules (1828-1905). Born in Nantes, France, Verne was
    - a pioneering french author known for novels such as Twenty
    - Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Journey to the Center of the
    - Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Often lauded as the
    - Father of science fiction, Verne wrote about concepts such as
    - space travel, skyscrapers, and worldwide communications
    - networks long before these ideas became popularised or realised.
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-23 23:05:36 cherryh.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-23 17:01:32 orwell.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to orwell.freenode.net in Amsterdam, NL.
    - Thanks to http://www.hyperfilter.com/ for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    - ORWELL, GEORGE [1903 - 1950] Born in India, his mother
    - moved him to England when he was one year old, and it
    - was in England where he was educated and spent most of
    - his life.  Orwell is perhaps best known for his novels
    - Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm.
    -  
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
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    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
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  • Last seen 2017-11-23 07:05:31 sinisalo.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to sinisalo.freenode.net in Stockholm, SE.
    - Thanks to http://www.portlane.com/ for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    -  
    - SINISALO, (ANNA) JOHANNA (1958-), a Finnish science fiction
    - and fantasy novelist and a script writer. Her novel 'Not
    - Before Sundown' (orig. 'Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi'
    - published in Finnish in 2000, when it also won the biggest
    - literature award of Finland) was awarded The James Tiptree
    - Jr. award in 2004.  She was nominated for a Nebula award in
    - 2009 for her short story Baby Doll.  Their most recent work
    - includes screenwriting for the film 'Iron Sky'.
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
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    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
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    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-23 05:05:30 barjavel.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to barjavel.freenode.net in Paris, FR, EU. 
    - Thanks to Bearstech (www.bearstech.com) for sponsoring
    - this server!
    -  
    - BARJAVEL, RENE [1911-1985].  Born in Nyons, he was a
    - science-fiction author, a journalist and a critic. He is
    - credited with having written the first novel to introduce 
    - the Grandfather Paradox in time travel, in his 1943 work 
    - 'Le Voyageur imprudent'.
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
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    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-23 03:05:41 moon.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-22 16:05:42 kornbluth.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to kornbluth.freenode.net in Frankfurt, DE, EU. 
    - Thanks to Probe Networks (www.probe-networks.de) for
    - sponsoring this server!
    -  
    - KORNBLUTH, CYRIL M. [1923-1958].  Born in New York City and
    - an active member of the Futurians, Cyril Kornbluth sold his
    - first story professionally at age 15.  By the 1940's his
    - stories appeared widely under several pennames, including
    - S.D. Gottesman and Cecil Corman.  He left his university
    - studies in Chicago to serve in the Army in Europe during
    - WWII, then returned to school and work in Chicago until he
    - began writing full-time in 1951.  The author of The Marching
    - Morons and the novels The Space Merchants (with Frederik
    - Pohl) and The Syndic, he's best known for his biting social
    - satire and his collaborations with Pohl and with Judith
    - Merril.
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    
  • Last seen 2017-11-21 02:05:20 rajaniemi.freenode.net:
    - Welcome to rajaniemi.freenode.net in Helsinki, Finland.  Our thanks to
    - Aalto University for sponsoring this server!
    -  
    - RAJANIEMI, Hannu  (1978-). Born in Ylivieska, Finland, Rajaniemi is the
    - author of two novels and several short stories, and his debut novel 'The
    - Quantum Thief' was nominated for the 2011 Locus Award for Best First
    - Novel.  Rajaniemi lives in Edinburgh, Scotland where he is founding
    - director of ThinkTank Maths, a commercial research organisation.
    -  
    -  
    - Welcome to freenode - supporting the free and open source
    - software communities since 1998.
    -  
    - By connecting to freenode you indicate that you have read and
    - accept our policies and guidelines as set out on https://freenode.net
    -  
    - In the event that you observe behaviour that contravenes our policies,
    - please notify a volunteer staff member via private message, or send us an
    - e-mail to [email protected] -- we will do our best to address the
    - situation within a reasonable period of time, and we may request further
    - information or, as appropriate, involve other parties such as channel operators 
    - Group Contacts representing an on-topic group.
    -  
    - freenode runs an open proxy scanner.
    -  
    - If you are looking for assistance, you will be able to find a list of
    - volunteer staff using the '/who freenode/staff/*' command, and you may
    - message any of us at any time. Please note that freenode predominantly
    - provides assistance via private message, and while we have a network
    - channel the primary venue for support requests is via private message to
    - a member of the volunteer staff team.
    -  
    - From time to time, volunteer staff may send server-wide notices relating to
    - the project, or the communities that we host. The majority of such notices
    - will be sent as wallops, and you can '/mode <yournick> +w' to ensure that you
    - do not miss them. Important messages relating to the freenode project, including
    - notices of upcoming maintenance and other scheduled downtime will be issued as
    - global notices.
    -  
    - Representing an on-topic project? Don't forget to register, more information
    - can be found on the https://freenode.net website under "Group Registration".
    -  
    - freenode organises an annual conference, and we would like to extend our
    - thanks to the attendees, exhibitors and speakers who made freenode #live 2017
    - possible. And of course, our generous sponsors: Bytemark, Canonical (Ubuntu),
    - Falanx Cyber Security, Private Internet Access and Yubico for footing the bill.
    -  
    - Thank you also to our server sponsors for the sustained support in keeping the
    - network going for close to two decades.
    -  
    - freenode #live returns to Bristol, UK on November 3rd-4th 2018, keep an eye
    - on the https://freenode.live website for our call for volunteers and call for
    - participation. If you are interested in sponsoring next year's event, please
    - send us an e-mail to [email protected]
    -  
    - Thank you for using freenode!
    -  
    -  
    

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