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netroots

[net-roots, ‐roo ts] /ˈnɛtˌruts, ‐ˌrʊts/
plural noun
1.
an online community of grassroots political activists who use blogs and other social media to achieve results:
The netroots have had genuine impact, changing U.S. politics in many ways.
Origin
2000-2005
2000-05;(Inter)net + (grass)roots
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netroot

/ˈnɛtˌruːt/
noun
1.
a political activist who promotes his or her cause via the internet
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