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As the world-famous Notre Dame Cathedral celebrates on Monday, the theory of conspiracy about how the fire started online.

The cause of the fire remains in the investigation, as a accident during the restoration work. Officials decided to arrest as well as motives related to terrorism, but did not stop misinformation and fraud from social media dissemination.

InfoWars, the distant conspiracy website headed by Alex Jones, has published a story based on a deleted tweet from Christopher J. Hale that says the fire is "deliberately" set. Hale, describing himself as a contributor to TIME & Fox News, explained that his first tweet was a "disagreeable rumor."

Infowars writer Paul Joseph Watson includes a video he tweeted that appears to show people with Arabic-sounding names reacting with & # 39; smiley faces & # 39; in a Facebook post about fire.

While Watson presented it as evidence of people "celebrating" the fire, Buzzfeed News said "it is impossible to know why people choose a particular emoji, or so that religious people are important in responding to a video on Facebook. "

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During the cathedral, in Fox News it seems to suggest that the fire is intentionally called it "a French 9/11." Philippe Karsenty – a French media critic who, according to Daily Animals, was once condemned by defamation – warned host Shepard Smith of "The story of politics is correct, the political truth that will tell you that it's probably an accident. "

Smith quickly closed the interview, saying "the man on our phone did not have any information about the origin of this fire and neither of me."

in a theory of conspiracy subreddit with nearly 850,000 members maintaining the idea that the fire was initially begun, which led to the rejection of various minority groups without much evidence.

Many have shared an article on the 2016 Telegraph titled "Gas tanks and Arabic documents with no car marks in Paris 'Notre-Dame cathedral spark panic fears,' suggesting that the incident was connected to fire. The article is now updated to confirm that it is not about the recent fire.

Misinformation also spreads from accounts that claim to be legitimate news sources. CNN said that a fake Twitter account created in April to look like a network-run counter claim that the fire was caused by terrorism.

The account was taken down within hours after CNN publicly criticized Twitter here.

Twitter's spokesperson told the Washington Post that the company is reviewing disinformation reports related in the blaze. [19659005] "The team reviews the reports and if they are in violation of their suspension on every Twitter Law," the Post spokesman said. "Our focus is to continuously detect and remove coordinated attempts to manipulate the conversation in speed and size."

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