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Hacktivist

Posted by ESC on November 16, 2002

HACKTIVIST - ".an activist who uses technology for political ends.Some protect the identities of computer users in countries where Internet use is monitored closely. Others are creating peer-to-peer networks that allow for anonymous file sharing." From an article, "'Hacktivists' use computers for political ends: Internet surveillance, censorship combated," by Jennifer Lee, New York Times News Service article, Lexington (Kentucky) Herald-Leader, Oct. 25, 2002.