Sketchy .org Websites

The .org domain name doesn't always mean that something is credible. Here are several examples of .org websites that you probably shouldn't be relying upon for your information.

Spreading Awareness

The purpose of this list is to showcase just how widely use the the .org domain name really is. While in many cases, the .org domain name is actually being used by a genuinely credible organization, there are also many instances where the .org website truly wouldn't stand muster as a credible source. Of course, this list is by no means exhaustive. If you find any other notable examples of .org websites that aren't exactly the most credible sources, feel free to reach out to me via email so I can update this list.

Sketchy Sites:

Name URL Description
4chan 4chan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images. As the Washington Post puts it, 4chan is a forum — nothing crazy or mysterious there. It’s just a forum with no names, few rules and few consequences, which is (a) the philosophical antithesis to virtually every other mainstream social property and (b) means people can (and do!) say just about anything they want.
The Pirate Bay The Pirate Bay is a bittorrent file-sharing website that indexes and makes available illegally-obtained copies of TV Shows, Movies, and other media content.
Educate Yourself Educate Yourself is a simple website outlining a ton of various conspiracy theories. It describes itself as a free educational forum dedicated to the dissemination of accurate information in the use of natural, non-pharmaceutical medicines and alternative healing therapies in the treatment of disease conditions. Free Energy, Earth Changes, and the growing reality of Big Brother are also explored since survival itself in the very near future may well depend on self acquired skills to face the growing threats of bioterrorism, emerging diseases, and the continuing abridgement of constitutional liberties.
Immediate Safety Immediate Safety is a highly-partisan, right-leaning website that creates and publishes fake news articles.
Addicting Info Addicting Info is a highly-partisan, left-leaning website that creates and publishes fake news articles.
The Flat Earth Society This website hosts information and serves as an archive for Flat Earth Theory. The Earth is not actually flat, and you should not believe that this is the case simply because this URL has .org in it