This week, numerous open source communities had a tough time sorting out the chaos revolving around with Freenode and other IRC networks. With multiple events of “hostile takeover”, many Channel operators are forced to analyze both sides of the coin, and decide on an unbiased solution for all users associated with your project. IRC has been an age-old communication platform. But its simplicity keeps tech-savvy users attracted to this platform. IRC has always been a nostalgy for me.