castlecannon.house

This is really sad. I met a lot of good friends on Freenode. While I haven't used it for a couple of years, this story is still upsetting.
https://boingboing.net/2021/05/19/freenode-irc-staff-quit-after-new-owner-seizes-control.html
Kevie mastodon (AP)
this is the beauty of open source: a fork has already spring up: https://libera.chat/ point your IRC application to ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697