Banning of News Aggregator Sites

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After discussing with @CafeCordoba, we've decided to disallow the posting of news aggregator websites. Namely, SempreInter and EnjoyInter. A few reasons why we've decided to do this:
  1. These websites bury their sources at the bottom of articles, and the sources are often poor.
  2. Members have begun spam-posting articles with zero context.
  3. Often times, the meaning of these articles are lost in translation.
I know people crave English-language news about the club, but we need to have quality standards. Let's stick with relying on the Di Marzio's and Pedulla's of the world for now.
 

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and fedenerazzurra please
 

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Yeah but his translated rumor articles are just like sempreintercom ones. His translated interview articles are then on the other hand brilliant ones.

The main point is to stop spamming just a link to a news aggregator article (usually rumor one).

Posting tweet should be enough these days if we want to share some rumor information (as tweet content is shown here by forum engine automatically). Links to articles serves no purpose anymore so they should be used only to backup an opinion etc.
 

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This could become potentially problematic when it comes to news about Inter's financial situation. You can't easily find them on the net in English and Sempre Inter is one of the few websites that provides translations to those articles posted in Italian media.
 

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Maybe we don't flat out ban links to these sites. But we discourage using them in normal "news" like transfer rumors. Consideration should be used when posting links to these news aggregators.

Like said, translated interviews are always interesting as well as those financial news.
 

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Maybe we don't flat out ban links to these sites. But we discourage using them in normal "news" like transfer rumors. Consideration should be used when posting links to these news aggregators.

Like said, translated interviews are always interesting as well as those financial news.
Yeah I’m not in favor of a flat out ban. Some of these aggregators on Twitter are actually helpful. You just have to look at who they’re quoting. If they’re quoting Pedulla/Di Marzio that’s different then Tuttosport.
 

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Aggregators in Twitter is not the problem, but links to the aggregator sites (in general). Corner cases explained above.
 
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