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hacktivismnoun [U]

/ˈhæk.tɪ.vɪ.zəm/  us /ˈhæk.tɪ.vɪ.zəm/
the activity of getting into computer systems without permission in order to achieve political aims
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hacktivismnoun [U]

uk   us   /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.
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