Cyberpolice vs Cybercop - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between cyberpolice and cybercop
is that cyberpolice
is a police force that patrols the internet or cyberspace while cybercop
is (informal) a member of a cyberpolice force.
A police force that patrols the Internet or cyberspace.
* 1995 , Howard Stern, Miss America
* 2004 , Malcolm Miles, Tim Hall, Iain Borden, The city cultures reader
- The cyberpolice on Prodigy had busted me. Evidently, you can call the authorities from a button on your computer and complain when profanity is being used.
* 2004 , The Economist
- The cyberpolice and their elite masters are living under the sign of virtual catastrophe (that is, anticipating the electronic disaster that could happen)...
- Syria is not the only Arab state with a hyperactive cyberpolice .
(informal) A member of a cyberpolice force.
* 2005 , Pat Choate, Hot property: the stealing of ideas in an age of globalization
(Internet, slang, derogatory) A user who attempts to enforce netiquette or other standards.
- Second, the proposed legislation would make telephone and Internet companies assume the role of cybercops , in effect making them responsible for policing...
* (user attempting to enforce standards) netcop