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Access to Information


The Internet has made it very easy to access a wide variety of digitized information. This comes with positives and negatives.

Which of the following statements are true of the widespread access to digital information on the Internet?

Select TWO answers.


This is a good thing; Internet users are able to publish their ideas in digital format and receive credit for their work.


This is a good thing; when used correctly, information online can help people make educated decisions.


This is a bad thing; the ease of access of digital information makes plagiarism much more common.


This is a bad thing; it is harder to find information to solve problems because of the large amount of data available online.