Encryption plugin for Pidgin and AOL
Pidginis listed on my favorite free software page as a do it all instant messenger. There is an AWEOME plugin for it called OTR for encrypting your messages. When you are using it you can tell it to turn off logging or leave it on. GO HERE to get it. Look for the link specific to pidgin. There is also a link for an installer that will work with AIM and a few other IM programs. Try pidgin, you will love it.