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  • Hacktivists or Cyberterrorists? The Changing Media Discourse on Hacking - This paper scrutinizes the language of government reports and news media sources to shed light on their role in forming a negative image of politically motivated hacking in general, and online political activism, in particular. It is argued that the mass media's portrayal of hacking conveniently fits the elite's strategy to form a popular consensus in a way that supports the elite's crusade under different pretexts to eradicate hacking, an activity that may potentially threaten the dominant order. [First Monday] (October 07, 2002)
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  • Hacktivism: the new protest movement - Article by Hugh Martin about hacktivism, including the attacks on Yahoo, Ebay, and amazon. [spark] (April 02, 2000)
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  • Kashmir-minded Pakistani 'hacktivists' blitz Web sites - "Since October 1, the two students who make up the Pakistan Hackerz Club have defaced over 40 Web sites, according to a hacking mirror site." [CNN] (October 08, 1999)
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