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doxx

or dox  (dŏks)
tr.v. dox·xes, dox·xing, doxxed or dox·es or dox·ing or doxed
To publicly disclose the identity, address, or other personal details of (someone), especially as a form of online harassment.

[Respelling of docs, short for documents, plural of document (originally in to drop dox, to make (someone's) documents public, as in an Internet chat room or other online forum).]

dox′xer, dox′er n.
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And their parents." Ex-Saturday Night Live writer Sarah Beattie tweeted that she will "b**w whoever manages to punch that maga kid in the face." Then, GQ's Nathaniel Friedman urged people to "Doxx 'em all," meaning, make the Covington kids' personal information public.
together to doxx and attack those identified as bullies.
. @CNN pushes propaganda for 1/2 a year, Trump calls them out, they threaten to doxx a 15 year old, now #CNNBlackmail is trending.