synIRC strives to provide a free, safe, stable, and secure environment for internet relay chat (IRC) with minimal negative intrusion or impact from network staff.

Test link:

To improve our quality of service in Europe,, based in the Netherlands and donated by bitmaster, has been accepted as a test link.


Regretfully, CuttingEdge has to let go at the end of this month and the server will be delinking then.

Changes to and

jon will be stepping down as the administrator of slushey will be taking over the server and renaming it slushey's current server, will be delinking within the next week.

Welcome to our new test links

To improve service for our European users and to replace the recently departed, we have accepted link applications for two new European servers, run by CuttingEdge and run by truls. We welcome the admins to staff and we hope that their servers pass the test link process with flying colors.

You can follow us on Twitter!

You can now follow synIRC on Twitter. You can see our feed at or you can follow us by adding to the list of users to follow.

New statistics service

schadowfox has implemented a new statistics service to replace the old, problematic Denora service. To request a statistics bot for your channel or for other information, please inquire in #request.

Maintenance on network services

Network services will be taken down briefly on Sunday, 11 May 2008 at approximately 1:00pm EDT to upgrade the software and replace the faulty AJOIN module which has been causing services to fail periodically. Network services should be down for no more than five minutes.

Update: Due to unforseen events, this has been postponed to Sunday, 18 May.

Maintenance on will be undergoing maintenance on Saturday, 17 November 2007 from 5:30pm EST to 9:30pm EST at the latest. Downtime will be kept to a minimum. During this time, CGI:IRC will not be available.

Update: This maintenance period has been postponed until Friday, 30 November 2007 from 5:30pm EST to 11:30pm EST.

Services maintenance

synIRC staff will be moving network services to a new host on 01 October 2007 for better performance. We will also be enhancing services by installing several modules to extend the functionality available to staff and users alike. More information on the new functionality will be available once the maintenance has been completed.

Charter drafted

synIRC staff have finally completed work on the synIRC charter. You can view it by clicking on the link to the left.

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