netizen

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netizen

(1) Any person who communicates on the Internet and belongs to the global electronic village.
(2) An Internet citizen who uses networked resources, which connotes civic responsibility and participation.

netizen

Online Any person who communicates on the Internet and belongs to the global electronic village; an Internet citizen, who uses networked resources, which connotes civic responsibility and participation. See Digerati, Internet.
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CyLab is a world leader in technological research and the education of professionals in information assurance, security technology, business and policy, as well as security awareness among cybercitizens of all ages.
The fast growing digitalized world population or cybercitizens are integrated to each other via the internet.
Moreover, understanding the ways in which knowledge is constructed, referenced, and disseminated on open sites like Wikipedia has deep curricular and pedagogical implications for both teachers and students in terms of developing their digital critical literacy practices as civically engaged cybercitizens.
As Xu and Astone mention, "the reason for this lies not only in construction and content of websites but also in the various level of interest cybercitizens have in the Internet and the different degrees of infrastructure available to access the Internet" (2006, p.
From New Zealand, Grey reminds us that we have a responsibility to teach children cybersafety so that they learn to perform ethically as cybercitizens.
Consequently, Chinese market throughout the world becomes the second largest Internet market in terms of cybercitizens and one of the most important areas in their global expansion plan.
This runs in contradiction with the civil society, for there is already a participative spirit developed among cybercitizens, as it is evident from the increased number of Greek bloggers presenting their views on current social and political issues and the emergence of sites hosting NGOs and other political organisations.