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The Open Web

The information you can find on the Web by using search engines and by typing a URL directly into your browser's address bar is information that is open to anyone who has access to the Web. open sign

  • Contains very current information like 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
  • 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