In an age when net neutrality is under attack, personal information is anything but personal and identity theft is on the rise, “hacktivism” (the practice of hacking an organization’s data pools in order to draw attention to a social or political issue or gain information to advance such a cause) presents itself as a force for good on the Internet.

Perhaps most famously among the hacktivists is the group known as Anonymous, an informal association of hackers from around the world who go by…  [more]