digital vigilante; fact-checkers, hackers or tech-savvy activists who seek and administer justice undelivered by legal authority
Digilantes have made it more difficult for political leaders to slack.
by tagadagat2 March 24, 2013
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Someone who uses the internet to fight injustice.
Mild-mannered (ahem) Simon Lazenby is in virtuality a crime-fighting digilante!
by misterwolf December 24, 2009
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Internet-based crime-fighter, above or not neccessarily in conjunction with the law. is a good example of a "digilante"
by servotron October 22, 2007
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A casual or passionate individual or group who use digital means to wreak real havoc
It was a drunken mistake, but alas the digilantes meant sure that for this graduate, it was never forgotten.
by hector85 August 24, 2015
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Mob justice meted out over the internet.
Digilante justice was swift after I posted that comment about #unpopularTrump, when a crowd of white supremacists doxed me.
by JimBen August 6, 2019
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