These are global rules, individual channels may have additional rules.

#1 All hail Rynke
#2 Opers are in charge, follow the leaders
#3 No illegal stuff like warez, hacking, cracking, racism, spam etc.
#4 You can have your own bots, some are not allowed, e.g clone bots, if in doubt, ask us
#5 Webchats like CGI:IRC and lighIRC etc are allowed