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Streisand effect - Wikipedia

Streisand effect - Wikipedia
The image of Streisand's Malibu house that led to the naming of the effect. The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet. Mike Masnick of Techdirt coined the term after Streisand unsuccessfully sued photographer Kenneth Adelman and for violation of privacy. Examples[edit] See also[edit] References[edit]

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