Bcm 206 week 9

When you think of hackers what do you think of? Probably some nerdy guy behind a computer trying to steal your credit card info or maybe even a guy dressed in all black smacking random keys on the keyboard. But hacking is really common nowadays and a really important yet controversial political tool. Known as Hacktivism is using their knowledge of computer science to hack large organisations and show the information to the public for the good of the public. The most famous hacktivism group is definitely anonymous, they commonly post their findings on twitter and have been active since 2008. They have been apart of takedowns of websites that are racist or homophobic including the westboro baptist church and even exposing pedophilles through operation DarkNet.

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