How to Host a Deep Web IRC Server

Internet Relay Chat, or IRC, is one of the most popular chat protocols on the internet. This technology can be connected to the Tor network in order to create an anonymous and secure chatroom, without the use of public IPs. Combining Tor and IRC is more complicated than simply downloading the Tor Browser Bundle, so we will explain how to configure a local IRC server, connect this server to the Tor network, and connect to the server as a client. IRC servers allow one to create and manage rooms, users, and automated functions, among other tools, in order to administer an instant messaging... more