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The open internet

Resources that are available openly on the internet for anyone to access open sign

Strengths:
  • Contains very current information such as stock prices and news stories
  • Includes information from professional organizations and blogs 
  • There are billions of web pages available
  • Useful for services such as job hunting, travel services, and shopping
Weaknesses:
  • Information may be inaccurate or biased because no one is reviewing the content
  • There is so much information available that it is hard to find what you are looking for
  • The information isn't organized