This move limits the number of non-loyal readers who come to the platform to read our content for free. All content produced comes at a cost, and it has to be made back.
We believe as a news organisation that communication of public health alerts, current events and stories should be free and accessible at the click of a button. But, in return, we must get something back out of it, such as ad revenue generated from ad spacers.
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Most of the revenue gathered from the platform is from ad spaces placed in specific positions that serve users' impressions based on their search history or cookies that track them. So when a user clicks on ad space, it will give us a small percentage of money that the advertiser paid to Google.
This change was made to clarify the platform surrounding its openness instead of using paywalls like most independent websites that are not entirely ethical to their readers.
If there's an issue due to artificial intelligence making a false report, information is available on a page that appears when using a third-party extension. In addition, reports can be sent to email@example.com if it persists.
This publication was free for you to read. Each publication takes lengths of time to make, gather genuine sourced knowledge and information from official sources. Quality over quantity is not free to produce.
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