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Table of Contents
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19

Chapter 4:
Internet Relay Chat

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a somewhat addictive service that allows users to interact in real time by typing. A site called http://www.irchelp.org/ offers documentation on this service.

Another such service goes by the acronym ICQ ("I Seek You"). Like IRC, you download ICQ software and can communicate in real time with others who also have access to the service. Each time you log onto the Internet, the ICQ software searches the list your have created of friends on the Net and alerts you when they are logged on. You can "talk" with your friends (by typing), send messages and even play games.

A third such service is AOL's Instant Messenger.


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