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Reddit Sees a Surge in Digital Vigilantes Posting Personal Info

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The community at Reddit has grown rapidly with the decline of Digg, realizing the initial vision of co-founder Alexis Ohanian of a “front page for the web” for a growing number of users. The downside? Reddit has scary reach and power.

Today the company addressed a growing problem on its blog: Reddit users have been “doxing”–posting personally identifiable information a la 4chan–lately more and more: Read More