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i don't understand how these requests can come from a .gov website
It's really necessary to research each and every one to determine whether it can (or will be in the future) a positive actor that brings benefit to your site.
Or not. My pet monster is not known for doing background checks, and showing it your ID will not materially affect whether or not it decides to eat you... It is however a very shrewd judge, and if it smells oil on your robot, it will later be picking metal shards from between its teeth.
there are other approaches than classifying your visitors by where they're from. You often make it sound like there's no alternative.