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-AfterNET is an Internet Relay Chat network that was founded in September 1996 and is dedicated to providing a free, quality chat environment, which gives people all over the world a means to communicate with each other. We take special care to ensure that our network provides a place where the [[policies:freedom|freedom of speech]] of all our users is respected.+AfterNET is a network of Internet Relay Chat (IRC) servers that was founded in September of 1996 and is dedicated to providing a free, quality chat environment, which gives people all over the world a means to communicate with each other. As a completely volunteer run organization, we strive to be a place where the [[policies:freedom|freedom of speech]] of all our users is respected. We are in it for the community, not for a profit.
  
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 ====== News and updates ====== ====== News and updates ======
- +  April 8, 2020: We are transitioning to free Let's Encrypt certificates. Please let us know if this causes any problemsSee [[:help:connecting:ssl|Connecting securely to AfterNET]]
-  * We now have official SSL certificates signed by StartCom Inc and trusted by most computers by default! [[:help:connecting:ssl|Connecting securely to AfterNET]] just got way easier.+
   * We're testing [[https://kiwiirc.afternet.org/|KiwiIRC]], a new web-based IRC client. [[https://kiwiirc.afternet.org/|Give it a try]] and let us know what you think!   * We're testing [[https://kiwiirc.afternet.org/|KiwiIRC]], a new web-based IRC client. [[https://kiwiirc.afternet.org/|Give it a try]] and let us know what you think!
-  * We now support SSL encrypted connections on ports 6697 and 9998. 
-  * As of February 2014, about 12% of our users connect to AfterNET via [[:help:connecting:ssl|SSL]], and 8% connect via [[:help:connecting:ipv6|IPv6]]! 
   * You can now [[:help:connecting:ipv6|connect to AfterNET via IPv6]] at our regular [[irc://irc.afternet.org|irc.afternet.org]] address, which has both A and AAAA records. Check out our [[:help:connecting:ipv6|IPv6 page]] for help.   * You can now [[:help:connecting:ipv6|connect to AfterNET via IPv6]] at our regular [[irc://irc.afternet.org|irc.afternet.org]] address, which has both A and AAAA records. Check out our [[:help:connecting:ipv6|IPv6 page]] for help.
   * AfterNET now offers **[[https://www.afternet.org/qwebirc|qwebirc]]**, a web-based IRC client similar to Mibbit! qwebirc is open source, free of advertisements, and runs directly on our own servers. Our qwebirc implementation also supports login-on-connect (check the "Auth to services" box at the login screen) and encryption. Feel free to [[https://www.afternet.org/qwebirc|test it out]] and give us your feedback. Stop by #help to report any issues.   * AfterNET now offers **[[https://www.afternet.org/qwebirc|qwebirc]]**, a web-based IRC client similar to Mibbit! qwebirc is open source, free of advertisements, and runs directly on our own servers. Our qwebirc implementation also supports login-on-connect (check the "Auth to services" box at the login screen) and encryption. Feel free to [[https://www.afternet.org/qwebirc|test it out]] and give us your feedback. Stop by #help to report any issues.