During the Kavanaugh hearings on Thursday, someone inside the House of Representatives began publishing the home addresses and phone numbers of Republican senators on Wikipedia. This is known as doxxing. It’s amazing that it came from inside the House.
The Daily Caller reported:
REPUBLICAN SENATORS DOXXED BY SOMEONE IN HOUSE SHORTLY AFTER QUESTIONING KAVANAUGH
An unknown person located in the House of Representatives on Thursday posted the personal information of Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, as well as Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch of Utah.
All three senators sit on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and their personal information was posted shortly after each questioned Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during Thursday’s hearing.
“They appear to be targeting Republican members of the committee after they question Judge Kavanaugh,” a Hatch spokesman told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
The staffer noted the change revealed Hatch’s home address and that Thursday was the senator’s wife’s birthday.
The changes were immediately highlighted by a watchdog account that monitors Wikipedia changes made using IP addresses located in the House.
Someone is doxxing GOP senators on a computer from the House of Representatives, began shortly after the Graham speech. I'm not going to retweet the account where this is posted.
— Burgess Everett (@burgessev) September 27, 2018
THAT is a violation of at least 3 Federal Statutes, not to mention being a threat against sitting members of Congress. The FBI needs to get on that system NOW and find out who did it so they can be fired and charged.
— COLORADO HAOLE (@ColoradoScubaFr) September 27, 2018
This is probably another low level staffer who thinks they’re an activist. They should identify this person and fire them immediately.