[svlug] log ICQ messages

Dagmar d'Surreal dagmar at dsurreal.org
Thu Jan 10 00:57:01 PST 2002

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Y.H.Liu wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is there any way to monitor the ICQ usage and log the messages transfered
> from my internal net?
> I have a linux-iptables box as the firewall and a socks 5 server (Dante)
> used as the ICQ proxy.
> Thanks in advance.
> DL

1. Yes, it is quite possible, however you're going to have to write a
program to do it on your own.

2. I can not see any ethical reason for doing this.  You can try making
socks log the number of connections, but you're unlikely to find anyone
willing to assist you in invading the privacy of your users.

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