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Specifically in relation to IRC, IP addresses are an integral part of how users are identified on the IRC network.
This is because IP addresses of cable, DSL, and dialup users are not easily connected to individual subscriber identities without the cooperation of the service provider.
The most information someone is likely to be able to obtain in relation to an IP address is a rough estimate of geographical location, which may be very rough or fairly specific depending on how your provider chooses to allocate IP addresses.
Advice / Recommendations Advice or recommendations offered by other users in the channel may not be supported by professionally qualified individuals.
You should therefore make careful consideration as to the value and potential outcomes that might arise from heeding such advice, especially as you have the most complete perspective on your situation.
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