Doxx vs Dox - What's the difference?

doxx | dox | Alternative forms |

Doxx is an alternative form of dox.


As verbs the difference between doxx and dox

is that doxx is (slang|internet) to publish personal information of (an individual) on the internet while dox is (slang|transitive) to publish the personal information of (an individual) on the internet.

As a noun dox is

(slang) documents, especially information sought by hackers about an individual (address, credit card numbers, etc).

doxx

English

Alternative forms

* dox

Verb

(es)
  • (slang, internet) To publish personal information of (an individual) on the Internet.
  • * 2012' October 29, Danah Boyd, '' Truth, Lies, and ‘'''Doxxing ’: The Real Moral of the Gawker/Reddit Story]'', ''[[w:Wired (website), Wired] ,
  • The amorphous hacktivist collective known as “Anonymous” decided to make a spectacle of the situation by publishing personally identifiable information on – “doxxing ” – Todd’s stalker.
  • * 2013 , Parmy Olson, We Are Anonymous , unnumbered page,
  • In that frame of mind, the worst thing that can happen will always be online. Being doxxed or ridiculed, for example, outweighs the offline risks of wasted time, poor health, or arrest.
  • * 2014 , Jamie Bartlett, The Dark Net , page 15,
  • Anonymous said': shit, I hope no one ' doxxes her. She actually delivered. She seems like a kind girl.
    Anonymous replied : dude get a grip she gave her first name, her physician's full name, and even the dormitory area she lives in she wants to be found.
    Anonymous replied : She is new. Any girl who uses signs or writes names on her body is clearly new to camwhoring, so they really don't know what they're getting themselves into.
  • * 2014 , E. C. Myers, The Silence of Six , unnumbered page,
  • “Evan doxxed everyone in Dramatis Personai. Those guys aren't just 'offline.'” Max said. “They're dead.”
    PHYREWALL laughed.
    “What's funny about that?” Max asked.
    “He couldn't have doxxed everyone,” PHYREWALL said.
    “He doxxed you, Nat ,' Max said.

    dox

    English

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • (slang) Documents, especially information sought by hackers about an individual (address, credit card numbers, etc.).
  • * 1995 , "J Eric Chard", Will Vinton's Playmation'' (on newsgroup ''comp.graphics.animation )
  • Why is it that, even after DECADES of carping from Jerry Pournelle, software companies STILL don't hire competent professionals to write their dox ?
  • * 2002 , "X", this is getting old'' (on newsgroup ''houston.general )
  • its ok, someone emailed me his address, phone
  • , ss#, the works. seems theres(SIC) someone out there that dislikes him more than i do. i cant wait to hear how many people have his dox now. this should be really interesting...
  • * 2004 , "Andrew D Kirch", Here is something that will work for the rest of us'' (on newsgroup ''news.admin.net-abuse.email )
  • judging by the lack of the 6 it would appear we have our spammer here, LETS(SIC) PULL HIS DOX !

    Verb

  • (slang) To publish the personal information of (an individual) on the Internet.
  • Alternative forms

    * doxx

    Synonyms

    * namefag