Youngstown, OH asked in Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for New York

Q: Doxxing

Somebody googled my public forum username and found my name and picture from my social media. They made a post about me, including those facts and called me “sociopath”. The community sided with me and the post was deleted quickly.

Can I press charges for doxxing and defamation? Money is not the issue for me.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Money will be the issue when you try suing them. Do understand that that person is very likely passive aggressive and will love all the attention your suing him represents. Suggest you look to get a cease and desist letter first, then possibly refer to the police.

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