Doxxing

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, was interviewed on public radio station WORT-FM in Madison, Wis. on May 21. “The Dangers of Doxxing” was broadcast during the “8 O’Clock Buzz” hosted by Brian Standing. In the interview, McNealy explains that “doxxing” is the…

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Posted: May 22, 2018

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “What is Doxxing, and Why is it So Scary?” published in The Conversation on May 16. In the article, McNealy focuses on the amount of personal information that is easy to find…

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Posted: May 17, 2018

Protecting an individual’s privacy online is a continuing concern in the digital world. The term “doxxing” describes the deliberate disclosure of a person’s identity online, whether that be contact information, photos or personal and family material. News organizations, in pursuing their role as watchdog over government and other social establishments,…

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Posted: November 28, 2017