cyberanarchy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ anarchy

Noun[edit]

cyberanarchy (uncountable)

  1. An anarchic state or condition on computer networks.
    • 1998, John Kerry, The New War: The Web of Crime That Threatens America's Security
      If we want to avoid a cyberanarchy, we need a cyberorder to emerge, and emerge quickly.
    • 2002, Toshiyuki Konō, Christoph Paulus, Harry Rajak, Selected legal issues of e-commerce (page 12)
      The stress on cyberanarchy disguises the non-democratic features of my dream.
    • 2004, Helen Fay Nissenbaum, Monroe Edwin Price, Academy and the Internet (page 232)
      [] he is aiming not so much for cyberseparatism as cyberanarchy.

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