The founder of Wikipedia announced the development of the service for the fight against fakes in the media

One of the founders of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales announced that in the near future is expected to launch the service for the fight against fakes (a fake is misleading, false or inaccurate message, approx. ed.) in media reports, according to RT in Russian. Despite the name — «Vicarious» — the project will not be associated with Wikipedia.

Image source: wikipedia.org — Kira Wales

Currently, the service is at the stage of closed beta testing. However, soon the work will end, which will allow to run the project. However, Wales has noticed that they are going to do it quietly and without fanfare so as not to undermine the operation of the website due to the sudden influx of visitors.

The website «Vicarious» will publish the content after a strict check by the editors, on whose shoulders falls and identify false information. Finance the project will be funded by private donations, to avoid bias and maintain neutrality.



The founder of Wikipedia announced the development of the service for the fight against fakes in the media 29.10.2017

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