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- n. A phenomenon in which attempting to suppress an item of information attracts even more unwanted attention, thus furthering its dissemination.
Coined in 2005, after a 2003 incident in which singer Barbra Streisand attempted to have a picture of her house removed from a public collection of 12,000 images documenting coastal erosion in California. (Wiktionary)
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