Netizen

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Netizen

A user of the Internet. A Net "citizen." See Net God and Net-savvy.


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In their article 'Korean Youth Netizenship and Its Discontents', Stephen Epstein and Sun Jung discuss both the ways in which Koreans have used blogging and online discussion forums to challenge the status quo and organise political protests, and the resulting efforts by the government and self-appointed 'netizen detectives' to police online behaviour.
He said that now term computeracy has been introduced in the globe, like literacy, so no one can find a good job without computeracy, adding that now netizenship is needed not a citizenship.
Moreover, such meta-national roles are often being reimagined in less statal and social terms: the netizen is the clever professional operator who recognizes these profound shifts, leverages every potential for greater political power, and imagines how netizenship can result in economic profit.