Self-doxxing.

/Self-doxxing.

The reality is, anyone can spend $25 and get another person’s home address and a bunch of other personal information, but we act like it is some kind of amazing act of computer hacking. By showing how bad people are at online harassing, I’m hoping to remove some of the motivation for people to do the harassment, or at least make them spend more time on it before they get the reward of “so cool, bro!”

–“Self-doxxer” Valerie Aurora.

This is a really interesting interview with Aurora, about her confronting “Handy tips for my Internet harassers” post.

2016-05-14T10:07:19+00:0030th August, 2014|Tags: culture, internet, privacy|