Jyrki Kuoppala pushed Jarkko to ask Oulu University to free the IRC code so that it also could be run outside of Oulu, and after they finally got it released, Jyrki Kuoppala immediately installed another server. Jarkko got some friends at the Helsinki University and Tampere University to start running IRC servers when his number of users increased and other universities soon followed.At this time Jarkko realized that the rest of the BBS features probably wouldn't fit in his program.If you saved your chat history prior to the AIM shutdown on December 15, 2017, follow the steps below to view your saved versions of AIM.In some cases this may depend on whether you previously disabled the option to save a copy of your chats on your computer or if you or your buddy selected the Go off the record option.The "A-net" (Anarchy net) included a server named eris.It was all open, required no passwords and had no limit on the number of connects.
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