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hacktivist

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhæktɪvɪst/ INTERNET, IT
someone who uses computers to try to achieve political change, for example by attacking websites or illegally entering another computer system: A hacktivist invaded various parts of the bank’s website this week.
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