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Scott King

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Wikipedia Website Filter - Entertainment, Validity, Objectivity Filter.

If we had a very simple filter that would run as a side-bar in browsers like Chrome, and Firefox, it could scan the content of what's on the page (similar to how a paper checker in university scans the content) to tell you if what's on the website has been sourced elsewhere, if it's original content, and perhaps even if the original content is congruent with other thinkers conclusions? If we all rated a page that had been 'watermarked' either with the stamp of objectively valid, or bias, you could contribute by agreeing or disagreeing, which, overtime, would shape itself into what is valid objectively, what's entertainment, and what's of low -quality. It could be the proletarian contribution to wikipedia! just by clicking a watermark everytime you went on a site!