Global refers to activities or resources that are lived or managed on a world-wide basis. Global does not mean planetary, in the sense that it does not mean everyone on the planet is involved with each global resource or activity. Cyberspace is global: it does not exist within any national boundary and information within it is available world-wide. Cyberspace is not planetary: only a small part of the planet’s population uses cyberspace.
Real time means activities or resources whose actions and reactions occur immediately, with no delay. Speaking with someone in person is a real-time conversation. Many of cyberspace’s resources and activities can be experienced in real time.
Never ending means activities or resources that never cease or that are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Many activities or resources beat to the rhythm of the week: sport at the weekend, work in daylight hours and play after dark. Most activities or resources of cyberspace never end, they never close and are always available.
Cyberspace provides a particular sort of information control and management that is necessary for the new type of socio-economy that is often called an information socio-economy. This is a space in which information is controlled and managed globally, in real time and never ending. This space provides the essential resources offline life demands from cyberspace.
Beginning from the assumption that online life is collectively created allows a particular form of technopower to be defined, but so far it is the technopower of