Announcements Category

Privacy and Interaction

By ClAdmin
This shouldn’t have to be said, but here we go. Cuff-Link is a BDSM and kink friendly community. As long as the acts folks partake in are good fun and consensual, we accept all kinds. This includes people who … Read More

Revised Terms of Service (TOS) Posted

By ClAdmin
Hello Cuff-Link, After many months of consideration and revision, we are finally releasing the revised version of the Terms of Service (TOS). The main difference is that many of the items in the previous version are no longer explicitly stated … Read More

Cuff-Link Network Update

By ClAdmin
Hello, We have finished updating the network to InspIRCd 3. InspIRCd 2 is end of life beginning June 2020 after a decade. InspIRCd 3 uses IRCv3 protocols (updated IRC for modern times), which provides better security and more advanced features … Read More

Discontinuing Mibbit Use on Cuff-Link

By ClAdmin
We have only made one decision in the past regarding outright disallowing a client to be used on Cuff-Link, but the time has come to disallow a second. On November 15, 2019, it will not be possible to connect to … Read More

Changes to Auth Servers

By ClAdmin
More changes were implemented. You can now use: Server: irc.cuff-link.me Port: 7797 Enable SASL and connect with a registered nickname. auth.cuff-link.me no longer works. Important: If you have received the message that "regular connections are not … Read More

Private Message Restriction

By ClAdmin
Due to several security-related factors, some including spam bots and abusive users, we have made the decision to only allow private messages by registered users. To register, use the following command: /ns register password [email protected] A confirmation code … Read More

Cuff-Link is Going TLS-Only

By ClAdmin
Consent. Privacy. Security. These are the three things that help us ensure safety and minimal risk for everyone who uses Cuff-Link. We cannot properly do this while allowing people to connect to the network with insecure [unencrypted] connections. After several … Read More

Entry is Consent Channels - Acceptable Use

By ClAdmin
For a long time, “Entry is consent” was used in channel topics and entry messages when a person joined. Submissives agreed to any form of use by dominants upon entry. Dominants agreed to be ‘broken’ upon entry. Consenting to hypnosis … Read More

Cuff-Link Staff Q&A and a Couple of Polls

By ClAdmin
It’s been a while since we’ve done a staff Q&A for the benefit of the users, but we figured it’s time again. Among answering whatever questions you want, any subject allowed, we are tossing around ideas … Read More

On Clarification and Gratitude

By ClAdmin
Now that the dust has partially settled and our community, Cuff-Link, is still alive and well, contrary to any other rumors, we, as staff, admins and owners, would like to address our users and their concerns. There’s been a … Read More