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hack·tiv·ist

 (hăk′tə-vĭst)
n.
A person who uses computer hacking as a means of social reform or protest.

[Blend of hack and activist.]

hack′ti·vism n.
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hacktivist

(ˈhæktɪvɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal a person who breaks into a computer system in order to pursue a political or social aim
[C21: blend of hacker and activist]
ˈhacktivism n
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