Hacktivism or hactivism (a portmanteau of hack and activism) is the subversive
use of computers and computer networks to promote a political agenda.
Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a
politically or socially motivated purpose.
Wikipedia is always a good source of definitions for technology-related issues. It
defines Hacktivism as “the use of computers and computer networks to promote ...
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the practice of gaining unauthorized access to a computer system and carrying
out various disruptive actions as a means of achieving political or social goals:.
Hacktivism Definition - Hacktivism is the act of hacking a website or computer
network in an effort to convey a social or political message. The...
Jan 13, 2013 ... The death of Aaron Swartz is sure to heat up the 'lexical warfare' over the
meaning of the word 'hacktivism.'
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