Internet is overflowing with information.Internet is made up of so many networks, servers, data banks, depositories, search engine data storage and things like that. It is a huge network in itself and day by day becoming bigger in the size. People say sky is the only limit to that.
It is huge in size, no doubt on that, but it also contains huge data. It is difficult to estimate what is the total size of data in the internet. Some of that is in public domain while some is locked under encrypted keys or passwords.
You search for an information and you get more than what you are looking for and if you are not very specific in your search you might reach in a different territory. Sometimes we are lost in a jungle of information.
The other aspect is repetition of data in different forms. Thousands of writers have written articles on the same subject in their own language and presentation which is known as the style of the writer. So when we search an article we get hundreds of similar types varying slightly in language and content.
This and other similar creative activities have made the internet like an overflowing reservoir which has more water than its capacity to contain it.
I perceive it as a baffling situation for those who want to surf it for data mining and information retrieval and with time the situation is going to be tougher and tougher. What do you think about it? Please share your views.