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Factual is an open data platform for application developers that leverages large-scale data aggregation and community exchange. With a focus on making data more accessible (i.e. cheaper, higher quality, less encumbered) for machines and developers, driving and accelerating innovation in an unprecedented way, Factual takes on the dirty work of data management and data curation, letting developers focus on higher value and more productive tasks. Factual provides clean, structured data with complete source transparency to developers via both download and API access on liberal terms.
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