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noun [countable]  /ˈhæktɪvɪst/ 
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or hactivist British English pronunciation: hactivist

  1. someone who changes information on websites or prevents people from using them for a period of time, in order to make a political protest

    The New York Stock Exchange's website was briefly forced offline after an attack by a group of 'Hactivists'.

    a notorious hactivist group

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hacktivism

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Whether hacktivism is a crime may be debated.

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