A Few Companies that use ICQ Protocol


It is against regulations as well as being a violation of ICQ terms of usage, but AOL’s OSCAR protocol for networks is used by third party clients. These third party clients have created their own…

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Criticism of ICQ


It may be hard to believe that some people have criticized ICQ for various reasons. Jeffrey Carr a security analyst stated that using ICQ could cause serious security problems mainly due to the ownership of…

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The Developmental History of ICQ


The ICQ logo that was originally created was used from 1999 until 2014 with the ICQ99a/b being the very first time that many people around the globe could use an instant messaging system. The ICQ…

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The History of ICQ


In June of 1996, Mirabilis was created with 5 Israelis including Yossi Vardi, Arik Vardi, Amnon, Amir, Sefi Vigiser, and Yair Goldfinger. The group realized that several people were using the internet through non-Unix systems…

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What is ICQ?


ICQ was developed by Mirabilis an Israeli company that is an open source messaging program that is instant chat in real time, created in 1996. The name itself are the initials which stand for I…

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