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The Cyber Citizen’s Guide Through the Legal Jungle: Internet Law for Your Professional Online Presence by Joy R. Butler

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INTRODUCTION

1.1. Are You a Cyber Citizen?

Yes, you are a cyber citizen—if you actively participate in cyberspace and the online community offered through the internet. Active cyberspace participation includes operating a website, blogging, podcasting, or contributing to a social networking site.

Before delving into what it means to be a good cyber citizen on the internet, we should define cyberspace and the internet. Although cyberspace and the internet are often used interchangeably, I view cyberspace as an amorphous term while the internet has a more solid, concrete definition.

1.1.1. What Is Cyberspace?

Cyberspace is the ...

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