Doxxing is a term you’ve probably heard a lot, whether you’re in the NFT space or just on the internet. Needless to say, doxxing someone is a big deal online. As a matter of fact, many view it as an act of cyberbullying. On the other hand, doxxing in the NFT and crypto space has become an important tool in the effort to stamp out scammers.
So is it sometimes ok to doxx someone or is it always taboo? Is doxxing viewed differently in the NFT space than on the rest of the internet? And why do people call it doxxing in the first place?
What does doxxing a person mean?
To put it simply, doxxing (or doxing) is the act of publicizing the identity and/or personal details of a person. Of course, this means putting out information that was not already available. According to many, doxxing is a form of cyberbullying. As a result, people very much look down on the…