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hacktivism

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈhæktɪvɪzəm/ INTERNET, IT
the activity of using computers to try to achieve political change, for example by attacking websites or illegally entering another computer system: Hacktivism is one of the key threats that organizations face today. → See also cyber warfare
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