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“hacktivism” in British English

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hacktivismnoun [ U ]

/ˈhæk.tɪ.vɪ.zəm/ /ˈhæk.tɪ.vɪ.zəm/

the activity of getting into computer systems without permission in order to achieve political aims

(Definition of “hacktivism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“hacktivism” in Business English

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hacktivismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhæktɪvɪzəm/ us 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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(Definition of “hacktivism” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)