Vocativ, “How 4chan Doxxing Led To The Arrest Of A College Professor”

To stoke the flames even more, someone surfaced a video of Clanton, who was introduced as an anarchist, lecturing about “restorative justice.”

Internet-based doxxing efforts are nothing new within the community of far-right online trolls looking to serve up their own form of justice. It’s something those active within these communities have come to affectionately refer to as an example of their “weaponized autism.” On 4chan, using “autistic” as a slur to insult one who is seemingly obsessed with something is a common joke. Know Your Meme defined “weaponized autism” as “an expression referring to the impressive capabilities of socially awkward, tech-savvy internet users, typically associated with those who frequent imageboards like 4chan and 8chan.”

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