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Gentoo: Gentoo Freenode channels have been hijacked

Rejected submission by Anonymous Coward at 2021-06-01 16:17:51 from the Shear vs slaughter dept.

(Submitter's note: This is mainly an "excuse" for people to talk about the Freenode/LibraChat situation, as it seems very tech-interesting and I'd love to hear more as well as talk about it.)

According to the Gentoo organization, their former IRC channels on Freenode have been hijacked, and they are now only supporting LibraChat: []

This had originally been decided a few days earlier, and was dramatically accelerated as a result of the above: []

For those interested, a fun executive council meeting is noted: []

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