Doxxing is the action to publicly identify or publishing private information about usually as a form of punishment or revenge, it is also a punishable crime in Australia but like most Cyber Crime is hard to prosecute offenders .

A large scale Doxxing of six-hundred Australians Jewish people was leaked to the internet buy a pro-Palestinian activist group.

The Albanese Government has not taken lightly to publishing of these names and has started to roll the ball ion anti-doxxing legislation, but experts only have speculation as to what measures and how effective their plan of attack will be.

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Produced By: Dominic Giles

Featured In Story: Dr Carolyn McKay, Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director Sydney Institute of Criminology at the University of Sydney

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 13 February 2024