Google reinstates federated instant messaging

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http://www.fsf.org – We want to commend Google for doing the right thing. by John Sullivan, Executive Director, and Ward Vandewege, CTO We reported a few weeks ago that Google had started blocking invites sent from non-Google Jabber servers. This was done as a crude anti-spam measure. We are happy to report that Google has since rolled out proper antispam filtering for its Jabber service, and has removed the invite block. This was announced a few days ago in another public mailing list post. This means that users of Jabber servers like the one we provide for our members will once again be (General)