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Doxxing: More clarity needed on what crosses the line

A new law will punish those who publish personal details of people online with the intent to facilitate or cause harassment. Will this stop the practice of calling out bad behaviour?

Ms Amy Cheong had to flee the country.

Mr Anton Casey and his family received death threats.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 25, 2019, with the headline 'Doxxing: More clarity needed on what crosses the line'. Subscribe