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  • n. Plural form of hacktivist.


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  • Interesting article w/ new term "hacktivists" -- politically motivated hackers.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • But Mr Assange has won the support of a collection of anonymous "hacktivists" - computer hackers who in the name of free speech have targeted institutions that refuse to deal with the website. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Groups of "hacktivists" - Web hackers demanding Internet freedom - say they are targeting Web pages of Iran's leadership in response to the regime's muzzling of blogs, news outlets and other sites.


  • They range from the so-called hacktivists like Lulz Security members, who claimed to hack into Sony, to the CIA, to the phone hacking scandal in Britain that brought down British tabloid - Home Page

  • Jason Maloni, senior vice-president of the crisis and litigation team at Levick Strategic Communications, said Sony needs to seek peace with the so-called hacktivists to win back consumer confidence. - Home Page

  • Would you say that so-called hacktivists like Anonymous are the minority now?

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • From Japan, to Europe to Silicon Valley, hackers with financial designs on stealing mission critical data and so-called "hacktivists" with aims to disrupt governments and businesses are equally busy, with the list of high-profile system incursions and data smash and grabs growing by the day. - Top Stories

  • Generally known as "hacktivists," they've targeted a series of government, military and intelligence-related websites across the globe. Front Page

  • Anonymous and other so-called hacktivists with underground origins have entered mainstream political culture, buoyed by a year of successes and increasing availability of technologies that have made it easier to participate in online activism campaigns.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The FBI arrests are the first in the United States since the international investigation of the group of so called "hacktivists" was launched last year. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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