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Do you support the media doxxing regular people because of their political opinions?

Do you support the media doxxing regular people for their political opinions?

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gerund or present participle: doxxing
  1. search for and publish private or identifying information about (a particular individual) on the internet, typically with malicious intent.
    "hackers and online vigilantes routinely dox both public and private figures"


    Do you support the media finding and publishing phone numbers, addresses and other private information about non-famous, regular people because of their political opinions?
 

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Well, of course!

We cannot allow people to express opinions that differ from ours!
 

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/däks/

verb
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gerund or present participle: doxxing
  1. search for and publish private or identifying information about (a particular individual) on the internet, typically with malicious intent.
    "hackers and online vigilantes routinely dox both public and private figures"


    Do you support the media finding and publishing phone numbers, addresses and other private information about non-famous, regular people because of their political opinions?
Where did you get an idea like that?
 

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gerund or present participle: doxxing
  1. search for and publish private or identifying information about (a particular individual) on the internet, typically with malicious intent.
    "hackers and online vigilantes routinely dox both public and private figures"


    Do you support the media finding and publishing phone numbers, addresses and other private information about non-famous, regular people because of their political opinions?
Do you have links to one or two examples where this is happening?
 

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gerund or present participle: doxxing
  1. search for and publish private or identifying information about (a particular individual) on the internet, typically with malicious intent.
    "hackers and online vigilantes routinely dox both public and private figures"


    Do you support the media finding and publishing phone numbers, addresses and other private information about non-famous, regular people because of their political opinions?
Examples of this actually happening?
 

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The question is way too generalized to produce a useful answer.

There’s a wide difference between like Julian Assange and some idiot spouting off an opinion on TikTok
 

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In a tweet on Monday night, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) published a list of 44 private citizens in his hometown of San Antonio, all of whom are donors to President Trump, that included their names and employers. Eleven of those on the target list are retirees. One woman is described as a 'homemaker.'
 

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In a tweet on Monday night, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) published a list of 44 private citizens in his hometown of San Antonio, all of whom are donors to President Trump, that included their names and employers. Eleven of those on the target list are retirees. One woman is described as a 'homemaker.'
That right there should not happen.
 

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In a tweet on Monday night, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) published a list of 44 private citizens in his hometown of San Antonio, all of whom are donors to President Trump, that included their names and employers. Eleven of those on the target list are retirees. One woman is described as a 'homemaker.'
Coming back to the OP, do you consider Castro to be the media?
 

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In a tweet on Monday night, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) published a list of 44 private citizens in his hometown of San Antonio, all of whom are donors to President Trump, that included their names and employers. Eleven of those on the target list are retirees. One woman is described as a 'homemaker.'
What a whack job that guy is!
 

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The question is way too generalized to produce a useful answer.

There’s a wide difference between like Julian Assange and some idiot spouting off an opinion on TikTok


Do you support the media posting the phone number address of Julian Assange? How about his family members phone numbers or addresses?
 

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In a tweet on Monday night, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) published a list of 44 private citizens in his hometown of San Antonio, all of whom are donors to President Trump, that included their names and employers. Eleven of those on the target list are retirees. One woman is described as a 'homemaker.'
Thank you for telling me what this thread was about.
 

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Would conservatives consider this an example of the media doxing regular people? Even though it was the school board who was going to release the names?

 

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Do conservatives consider Twitter to be the media? Again, getting back to the question in the OP.
Let's just cut to the chase and say no one should be doxing anyone whether a person, place or thing.
 

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Do conservatives consider Twitter to be the media? Again, getting back to the question in the OP.

The question would be related to the OP question… Should you be able to use social media to dox private individuals? Public individuals?
 

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He's in prison.

OK? I’m sure his family members aren’t and he hasn’t been in prison for his entire life.
 

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Do you support the media posting the phone number address of Julian Assange? How about his family members phone numbers or addresses?
For assange, yes

For his family, no
 

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Where did you get an idea like that?

It’s not meant to be a question about a specific story. More of an overall question of ethics in media.
 
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