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  • verb Present participle of dox.

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Examples

  • Gathering this sort of information is referred to as "doxing" or collecting "dox" on targets, and such data is usually collected and distributed so that others can use it "for the lulz"-amusement, legitimate protest, or harassment.

    Ars Technica

  • Of course, as a Catholic I think they could achieve it more thoroughly by poping than by doxing; but the essential move away from Protestantism to the true Faith will have been made all the same.

    Parasitic Catholicism

  • Of course, as a Catholic I think they could achieve it more thoroughly by poping than by doxing; but the essential move away from Protestantism to the true Faith will have been made all the same.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Sacramentum Vitae: The doxing of Rod Dreher skip to main

    The doxing of Rod Dreher

  • The doxing of Rod Dreher, a now-former Catholic who once contributed to a periodical I also once contributed to, National Review, has indeed got "Catholic blogdom astir" to use Al Kimel's words.

    The Pontificator and "saint" on leaving the Catholic Church

  • The doxing of Rod Dreher, a now-former Catholic who once contributed to a periodical I also once contributed to, National Review, has indeed got "Catholic blogdom astir" to use Al Kimel's words.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • In this "doxing" war, the stakes are likely much lower for Backtrace than they are for Anonymous, given that Backtrace doesn't seem to have been linked to anything illegal.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Translated from Anonymous-speak, "dox" are documents, and "doxing" is the practice of revealing someone's real-life details, usually for the purposes of harassment.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Sabu, another prominent member of Lulz Security and AnonOps, has been repeatedly doxed, appeared to play along with this doxing on Twitter, admitting that he'd been identified but claiming that he had nothing to fear, as the Portuguese government wouldn't extradite him anyway.

    Ars Technica

  • Denial of Service, defacements, doxing (publishing private information about public figures), extortion, cyber crime, even Stuxnet-like cyber sabotage, could all be carried out by terrorists as easily as by the current bad actors (organized crime, Anonymous, Lulzsec, etc).

    Forbes.com: News

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  • "Doxing is the process of gaining information about someone or something by using sources on the Internet and using basic deduction skills. Its name is derived from “Documents” and in short it is the retrieval of “Documents” on a person or company." Treasure Sec

    April 25, 2012