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rcmaehl

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    rcmaehl got a reaction from AzzaNezz in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    Update: Credit @HarryNyquist
    Linux Distro Gentoo and Mobile OS GrapheneOS have both reported to have their channels forcibly taken from them by the new staff:
     
     
    Summary
    Freenode staff have quit en-masse after the owners of the holding company took over the network.
     
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    My thoughts
    While this won't matter for a lot of younger folks, those who grew up in the early years of the internet remember IRC as one of the early mediums for chat. It is a shame to see such drama in the community, but it's understandable considering the network was sold out from underneath them.
     
    Sources
    BoingBoing (quote source)
    Boft.it
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from normpearii in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    @rcmaehl slaps @Guyver1 around a bit with a large trout
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Dutch_Master in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    @rcmaehl slaps @Guyver1 around a bit with a large trout
  5. Funny
    rcmaehl got a reaction from Dutch_Master in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from WereCat in A Valve Switch?   
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Quackers101 in A Valve Switch?   
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Master Delta Chief in A Valve Switch?   
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Beskamir in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
  10. Funny
    rcmaehl got a reaction from Cyberspirit in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Guyver1 in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    @rcmaehl slaps @Guyver1 around a bit with a large trout
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Tensimeter in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    Update: Credit @HarryNyquist
    Linux Distro Gentoo and Mobile OS GrapheneOS have both reported to have their channels forcibly taken from them by the new staff:
     
     
    Summary
    Freenode staff have quit en-masse after the owners of the holding company took over the network.
     
    Quotes
     
    My thoughts
    While this won't matter for a lot of younger folks, those who grew up in the early years of the internet remember IRC as one of the early mediums for chat. It is a shame to see such drama in the community, but it's understandable considering the network was sold out from underneath them.
     
    Sources
    BoingBoing (quote source)
    Boft.it
  13. Agree
    rcmaehl got a reaction from Jayraven in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
  14. Agree
    rcmaehl got a reaction from FakeNSA in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from scottyseng in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from trag1c in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    @rcmaehl slaps @Guyver1 around a bit with a large trout
  17. Agree
    rcmaehl got a reaction from trag1c in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
  18. Funny
    rcmaehl got a reaction from HelpfulTechWizard in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    I have never felt so attacked but 100% accurate
  19. Funny
    rcmaehl got a reaction from RicenShine in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    Update: Credit @HarryNyquist
    Linux Distro Gentoo and Mobile OS GrapheneOS have both reported to have their channels forcibly taken from them by the new staff:
     
     
    Summary
    Freenode staff have quit en-masse after the owners of the holding company took over the network.
     
    Quotes
     
    My thoughts
    While this won't matter for a lot of younger folks, those who grew up in the early years of the internet remember IRC as one of the early mediums for chat. It is a shame to see such drama in the community, but it's understandable considering the network was sold out from underneath them.
     
    Sources
    BoingBoing (quote source)
    Boft.it
  20. Informative
    rcmaehl got a reaction from igsilya in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    Update: Credit @HarryNyquist
    Linux Distro Gentoo and Mobile OS GrapheneOS have both reported to have their channels forcibly taken from them by the new staff:
     
     
    Summary
    Freenode staff have quit en-masse after the owners of the holding company took over the network.
     
    Quotes
     
    My thoughts
    While this won't matter for a lot of younger folks, those who grew up in the early years of the internet remember IRC as one of the early mediums for chat. It is a shame to see such drama in the community, but it's understandable considering the network was sold out from underneath them.
     
    Sources
    BoingBoing (quote source)
    Boft.it
  21. Informative
    rcmaehl got a reaction from Taf the Ghost in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    Update: Credit @HarryNyquist
    Linux Distro Gentoo and Mobile OS GrapheneOS have both reported to have their channels forcibly taken from them by the new staff:
     
     
    Summary
    Freenode staff have quit en-masse after the owners of the holding company took over the network.
     
    Quotes
     
    My thoughts
    While this won't matter for a lot of younger folks, those who grew up in the early years of the internet remember IRC as one of the early mediums for chat. It is a shame to see such drama in the community, but it's understandable considering the network was sold out from underneath them.
     
    Sources
    BoingBoing (quote source)
    Boft.it
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from That Franc in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    @rcmaehl slaps @Guyver1 around a bit with a large trout
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Falkentyne in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    @rcmaehl slaps @Guyver1 around a bit with a large trout
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    rcmaehl got a reaction from Dedayog in 16 year old looking for tips on how to start career in IT early...   
    Any Generic Call Center/Customer Service Position -> IT Call Center -> IT Support Rep for a Specific Company -> Desktop Support Rep / Focused Support Rep
     
    Alternatively
     
    CompTIA A+ -> IT Call Center -> IT Support Rep for a Specific Company -> Desktop Support Rep / Focused Support Rep
  25. Informative
    rcmaehl got a reaction from Radium_Angel in [Update: Hostile takeover of Gentoo, others] Freenode Staff quit en-masse after secret ownership changes   
    Update: Credit @HarryNyquist
    Linux Distro Gentoo and Mobile OS GrapheneOS have both reported to have their channels forcibly taken from them by the new staff:
     
     
    Summary
    Freenode staff have quit en-masse after the owners of the holding company took over the network.
     
    Quotes
     
    My thoughts
    While this won't matter for a lot of younger folks, those who grew up in the early years of the internet remember IRC as one of the early mediums for chat. It is a shame to see such drama in the community, but it's understandable considering the network was sold out from underneath them.
     
    Sources
    BoingBoing (quote source)
    Boft.it
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