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On 8/1/2018 at 3:36 PM, rakka said:

@badcam3 unfortunately we can't reveal our sources as some of them are proprietary.

Now than is not beta, can you reveal at least if most of those soureces are from USA?

If is it, I warn you than soon or later they will force you to block left-wing sites

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No sites that I've seen or am aware of are blocked based on political nature. That is not a blocking reason used for consideration unless such a site were trying to phish user data or pose some other treat to the user's system.

 

 

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On 10/18/2019 at 6:23 PM, leo3487 said:

Now than is not beta, can you reveal at least if most of those soureces are from USA?

Proprietary is proprietary. I don’t understand what difference it makes whether beta or not. 

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The Media Bias/Fact Check site is English (and not translated, as far as I can tell), which probably explains there being not many non-English sources.

From https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/frequently-asked-questions/ :

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… Further, prior to and after the election of 2016 there was an explosion of fake right wing websites, many of which originate in the country of Macedonia. We have added several hundred of these sites to our questionable list, …

– I guess, those sites had Macedonian origin but used English language (targeting the US).

To submit a source: https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/submit-source/

Fact checking: https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/help-us-fact-check/

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… We will only accept fact checks that were done by signatories of the International Fact Checking Network. …

– the signatory in Argentina is Chequeado,

https://ifcncodeofprinciples.poynter.org/application/public/chequeado/C22329D7-3F97-E04B-6D70-A51EBC1858CB

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