Vocativ, “Anti-Fascist Activists Defend Against Doxxing, Trolling After Protests”

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: A protester takes a picture while holding a sign that reads "IMPEACH" in downtown Washington following the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Washington and the entire world have watched the transfer of the United States presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The doxxing won’t be limited to online spaces, if the past is any indication. During a recent meeting at an anarchist community organizing space in New York City, attendees were warned that police and far-right infiltrators will likely be reinvigorating efforts to get personal information from anti-fascist activists at events and protests, as they’ve done in the past, an attendee told Vocativ. Organizers are advising activists to form affinity groups and be wary of unknown parties soliciting personal details, information about organizing, or political views.

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