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1.
A trendy word beginning to appear in the blogoshpere, especially left wing sites, used to describe political fundraising and campaigning via the internet.
Senate hopeful from Ohio Paul Hackett's netroots effort in the special election was put together by Tim Tagaris.

"Netroots is an awesome description of my political movement, I can't wait until that word becomes as cliché, overused, and meaningless as grassroots"
by J Whetz February 14, 2006