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The sphere or realm of information technology, as typified by the Internet.‘a good chunk of the incriminating material whirling around the cybersphere will somehow have to be expunged’
- ‘Your stream lives not on a particular computer but "in the cybersphere" - meaning that (a) you can "tune it in" from any network-connected computer, and (b) it's stored, ultimately, on many computers.’
- ‘That sort of thing just makes everyone more leery of using the cybersphere.’
- ‘Have a great week, catch you in cybersphere somewhere.’
- ‘I tried posting this entry from Berlin, but it disappeared somewhere into the cybersphere.’
- ‘Eventually they will become shared cultural monuments in the Cybersphere.’
- ‘On the airwaves and in the cybersphere, there is a rage today that, in politics, always means just one thing: it stung.’
- ‘The cybersphere doesn't appear to be his milieu.’
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