Most of you are familiar with the term, but for those who are not, Wikipedia describes the Streisand effect thusly: “… 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.”
Want examples? There was this one I wrote about involving Circuit City and Mad Magazine. And another about a San Francisco TV station that got bamboozled after a plane crash.
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