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Hacktivism, Anonymous & a New Breed of Protest in a Networked World


Noah Hampson


Boston College Law School

September 14, 2011

Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 6, p. 511, 2012

Abstract:     
This paper explores the existing legal regimes in the US and the UK governing hacktivism. It argues for First Amendment protection for a narrow subset of certain forms of hacktivism.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 33

Keywords: First Amendment, DDoS, Hacktivism, Free Speech, Digital Protest, Internet, Media Law

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Date posted: September 15, 2011 ; Last revised: May 18, 2014

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Hampson, Noah, Hacktivism, Anonymous & a New Breed of Protest in a Networked World (September 14, 2011). Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 6, p. 511, 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1927505

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Noah C.N. Hampson (Contact Author)
Boston College Law School ( email )
885 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02459-1163
United States
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