If geographically contiguous neighbours can be subject to the law of troubles de voisinage by annoying each other physically but escape it by doing so online, there will be harmony in neither cyberspace nor meatspace.
If, as I argue above, there is a rationale for permitting troubles de voisinage to stray from its immovable origins, then the right to enjoy a neighbourhood is no less worthy of protection in cyberspace than in meatspace.
Adulescent: stay-young pensioners; Barfogenesis: sickness from wearing virtual reality headsets; Dual channelers: They zap between MTV and CNN; Hedon: unit of pleasure; Meatspace
: the real world; Screenager: a digital wise teenager; Yestertech: old technology.
McBride had downloaded them onto DVDs, intending to bring the Net into meatspace
. He steeled himself, pocketed the iPhone, and corralled Brian Timpanaro, who was walking by in a bulging STP Oil shirt.
: real life, where politics used to get done (vegan Dennis Kucinich would prefer "beetspace")
While other politicians were plotting their journey to the web, Harris was doing the reverse, becoming a candidate in meatspace
almost as an afterthought to his online advocacy.