- Website Whitelist
Founded in: Information not available
Website Whitelist is a browser extension that allows users to identify sites to be whitelisted, and prevents any request to sites not included on that list. The extension also blocks external tracking and advertising websites.
Website Whitelist is not affiliated with RAND. It was selected for this database because it fits our researchers' inclusion criteria.
- Tool type
- Fully operational
- Intended users
- General public
- Tool focus
- This tool is process-focused. It evaluates how information is produced and disseminated.
- Method or technology
- Machine learning and AI
- Is the tool automated?
- Founding organization
- Information not available
- Founder/primary contact
- Dylan Iuzzolino
How is this tool working to address disinformation?
This tool fights disinformation by allowing users to easily block untrustworthy websites including disinformation spreaders. Because it can block external tracking and advertising websites, it can also help reduce microtargeting (another means of spreading false information).
Is there a connection with tech platforms?
Who is funding the tool?
Information not available
Are there external evaluations?