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Alt-right subreddits closed for doxing

Alt-right subreddits closed for doxing

Reddit has closed two major alt-right subreddits:

Reddit today blocked two prominent alt-right subreddits over “the proliferation of personal and confidential information.” Commonly referred to as ‘doxing,’ it appears a user (or users) of r/altright and r/AlternativeRight intentionally disseminated personal information of the man believed to have punched alt-right mouthpiece Richard Spencer.

It’s worth noting that the ban wasn’t implemented because of the posters’ politics, it was because of their actions. And that’s as it should be.


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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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