Awesome thing there pask, love it!
But! - Public Disclaimer is necessary. To both parties.
IRC Allows either individual to see the others host address
So, utilize that are your own precaution.
Sadly yes, pingbox will have to find an alternative, if you use Yahoo.
Working on something very very special, "Project Iris", but unfortunately a chest cold has gotten me down for the winter, and I am not able to spend much time at the desk outside of work. But we'll get there! Promise! \n/