= N =
net.police /net-p*-lees'/ n.
(var. `net.cops') Those
Usenet readers who feel it is their responsibility to pounce on and
flame any posting which they regard as offensive or in
violation of their understanding of netiquette. Generally
used sarcastically or pejoratively. Also spelled `net police'.
See also net.-, code police.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.