Is there truth in saying that the internet is a pool of temporary content that exisits forever? After twenty years of existence the internet grows each day at an exponential rate each day. Internet content is stitched in time forever and acts are a credible example of historic periods in humanity.
However the notion of the internet being written in pen and not pencil also creates as many problems as it solves and exemplifies. The competition of newsworthy information creates a flood of illrelevent obsolete and falsified information. This was shown in the aftermath of the boxing day Tsunami where doctrine photos and false reports circulated the internet being consumed by information hungry consumers. The internet bares no responsibility for users who are ethical or unethical. A perfect example of free user availability is Wikipedia a site that allows users to change and update information without any qualifications. As a result the website becomes an unreliable source of information.
In saying that some users have taken the burden of free information and social justice to extreme and positive heights using the internet as a instrument. This was well documented in the Arab Spring in 2010 as viral information was privileged to eager eyes who watched the chain of significant events unfold. Giving a global scope to a region of the world