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Ok, it's time I asked: I understand what you mean by the Streisand effect... but where did you get that from and why? Barbara Streisand, I assume... but exactly where did that originate from?????

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Something to do with her home being airel photographed for a Vacation magazine, nobody knew who owned what until she tired to sue someone over it

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Basically as the Wikipedia article and PDP said... Barbra didn't like having a photo of her house published...so she sued to get it removed... which raised a whole lot of interest in the photo and ended up with lots of copies of it floating around the internet... There are often times when just letting something slide makes much more sense than pursuing it...

Furthermore, if there seems to be any sort of "cover-up", and the company is acting as a bully, that pretty much guarantees the Streisand Effect kicking into high gear... The two things the internet seems to hate most are cover-ups and corporate bullies....

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