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Hacktivism

  • By: James L. Williams & Daniel G. Rodeheaver
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Hacktivism, considered by many to be an emerging form of deviance, can be defined as computer hacking for a political or social purpose. A complex and controversial concept with multiple definitions, hacktivism is rooted in the ...

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