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hacktivist

/ (ˈhæktɪvɪst) /
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noun

informal a person who breaks into a computer system in order to pursue a political or social aim

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Derived forms of hacktivist

hacktivism, noun

Word Origin for hacktivist

C21: blend of hacker and activist
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