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chatroom security

By jordan50
Oct 8, 2007
  1. I use a chatroom.
    recently someone showed stalker qualities so i changed my room name.
    I changed my room name but the problem that i have is when i log in( he uses mirc) and he knows it is me because he sees my location and ip address,is there any way of changing my ip and location so i can still chat without him knowing it is me?
    thanks
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    You could try using a proxy server, that would alter your IP address.

    You could also contact the site admin and tell them about your concerns.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +621

    Sorry to say, you're experiencing the hazards of chat rooms!

    Be safe and drop your association and move to IM to a selected group of
    KNOWN acquaintances.
     
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