1. Abbreviation for "I seek you".2. A proprietary chat system created by a couple of israeli guys, who later founded "mirabilis". ICQ was sold to America On-Line around 1998. The name "ICQ" is a play on "cq", the radio signal for seeking conversation. http://icq.com/. [Confirm derivation? TCP? Summary?]
Last updated: 2000-04-03
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