> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On > Behalf Of Roy Tennant > Sent: 28 February, 2006 14:56 > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] blocked IRC > > An alternative is to first connect to a remote server and > then IRC from there. That is what I do, but for different > reasons (so I can keep the channel going in a screen session > and therefore be able to scroll back when I reconnect). Dan > turned me on to this technique. > Roy > > On Feb 28, 2006, at 11:53 AM, Andrew Nagy wrote: > > > My university has blocked the standard IRC port due to > massive trojan > > traffic. Does the freenode.net irc server allow any other non- > > standard ports? I checked their website, but their is no Why couldn't you use a tcp proxy program. There are hundreds on the Web, Google should find them for you. Here is how it basically works: <http://nest.cs.uiowa.edu/22C178f00/article/12.html> Andy.