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.
TEACHERS are teaming up with the country's telecom watchdog to reinforce messages of responsible 'netizenship' and to alert pupils about the dangers of cyber crime.
In many respects, the ideas of "netizenship" out on the Net may well be quite different from the practices of "e-citizenship" inside any given country, because the Net as a deterritorializing technic is far more local and global than many industrial technologies used in any single city, polis, or state.