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One is a user of cyberspace

when they use devices to access services, such as access to online banking, shopping, email, streaming video, social media, or the news.[1]

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A user is

any legal entity or natural person using a publicly available electronic communications service, for private or business purposes, without necessarily having subscribed to that service.[2]


A user is

[a] person or entity that uses a stablecoin as a means of payment or store of value.[3]


A user (also referred to as an end user) is "[a] person or entity with authorized access"[4] to a computer or computer network, like the Internet.

A user is

[a]n individual who can receive information from, input information to, or modify information on, a system without a reliable human review. In a processing context, this also includes a process acting on behalf of a user. It is often convenient to refer to a user who is NOT a privileged user as a General User.[5]


A user accesses and sends and receives data either through individual connections or through organizations such as universities and businesses. Users in this context include both those who use a computer or the Internet primarily to receive information, as well as content creators who use the Internet to distribute information to other end users.


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