A world of information through the Internet.
(by extension) The internet as a whole.
, date=April 19
, author=Josh Halliday
, title=Free speech haven or lawless cesspool – can the internet be civilised?
, work=the Guardian
, passage=However, some have accused cyberspace
of provoking a dangerous collapse in the old order of civilised society. The shift in the balance of power online has given rise to a more powerful concern: the rise of the uncivil web.}}
(science fiction) A three-dimensional representation of virtual space in a computer network.
, year = 1984
, first = William
, last = Gibson
, authorlink = William Gibson
, title = Neuromancer
, page = 51
, passage = Cyberspace
. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts... A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding...