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  • noun The equivalent of a ghetto in cyberspace; a place on the Internet etc. where a social group is marginalized.

Etymologies

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cyber- +‎ ghetto, coined by Bosah Ebo in the paper Cyberghetto or Cybertopia?: Race, Class, and Gender on the Internet (1998).

Examples

  • As Russia pushes for "domain names in languages with non-Latin alphabets," the nation's people worry "that Cyrillic domains will give rise to a hermetic Russian Web, a sort of cyberghetto, and that the push for Cyrillic amounts to a plot by the security services to restrict access to the Internet."

    ArtsJournal: Daily Arts News

  • But now, computer users are worried that Cyrillic domains will give rise to a hermetic Russian Web, a sort of cyberghetto, and that the push for Cyrillic amounts to a plot by the security services to restrict access to the Internet.

    NYT > Technology

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