On the Internet, we have access to more information – and more varied information – than we ever have. One of the reasons why is that anyone can publish to the Internet. On the flip side, one of the problems with the Internet … is that anyone can publish to it! The phrase “Caveat lector: Let the reader beware” is only modestly helpful, which is why a new video from the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta is a welcome aid to help readers determine if online legal information is reliable. Is it Reliable? Seven Clues to Good Legal Information Online is just 4 minutes long and provides specific criteria to help evaluate reliability, including jurisdiction, authority, clarity, currency, advertising and privacy.
Video to Help Evaluate Online Legal Information
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