Adult chats on trillian
The second change was the major part, allowing the Chat Control to bridge the connections between the Client and MSN Chat Service.
To ensure the MSN Chat network was only being connected to by authorized clients, Microsoft created and implemented a SASL based Security Service Provider authentication package known as Gate Keeper.Gate Keeper is a SASL authentication type and is used by the MSN Chat control as a means of Authentication between the MSN Chat Control and the Server.As specified in the IRCX Draft, The client sends a string using the prefix "I" for initial and then the client and server will attempt to authenticate.In the beginning, shortly after the move from Microsoft Chat, the MSN Chat Network could be directly connected to through any IRC Client to com on port 6667.Perhaps because of abuse or other factors, such as the desire to authenticate users based on their Microsoft Passport, Microsoft implemented Gate Keeper and Gate Keeper Passport, and integrated both into their chat control.These simulation chat networks are often referred to as "MSN Chat Clones".
These are generally small chat networks, which often rely on home-made IRC servers, or IRCX servers.
However, in reality most staff simply used the PASS command to authenticate with MSN Chat, as this circumvented the need to pass the SASL authentication challenge (Gate Keeper Passport on MSN Chat).
The MSN Chat Admin client, which was leaked by a MSN Chat administrator and quickly found its way all over the internet, was known to use the NTLM protocol, and bears many similarities to the Microsoft Comic Chat client. MSN Chat had the following user levels: Staff: There are many chat networks attempting to simulate the service that was provided by the Microsoft Network, which use the "MSN Chat Control".
Little is known about the role of NTLM authentication on MSN Chat.
It was widely believed that it was only used by MSN Chat staff to authenticate, and that they authenticated through Microsoft's Active Directory, either because they were connected directly to Microsoft's network, or because they were connecting via a virtual private network (VPN).
One of the most popular internet activities since the dawn of the web has been internet chat.