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2014 4.0/5 IMDb 6.6/10 (669) TV-14 SuperHD 91 minutes

This documentary investigates the battle over Internet freedoms and privacy by profiling three larger-than-life hackers and their controversial cases.

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Andrew Auernheimer, Barrett Brown, Jeremy Hammond, Jaime Cochran Directed by Vivien Lesnik Weisman

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Language: English

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NYT Review: The Hacktivist as Angry Young Man

“The Hacker Wars” surveys the federal government’s legal pursuit of hackers and journalists who have exposed security flaws and surveillance of citizens. — Jeannette Catsoulis Read the review

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A forceful indictment of the United States government's surveillance and prosecution of computer hackers and journalists.

Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, 2014-10-16


As one journalist tells Weisman, "Information is the weapon." It's worthwhile to understand how it's being used.

Diana Clarke, Village Voice, 2014-10-14