Streisand effect - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the phenomenon that trying to suppress information about something only increases people's desire to find out about it; named after the singer Barbra Streisand's attempts to prevent publication of images of her home in Malibu

    “It’s a massive Streisand effect. Now I am fielding calls from European tabloids,” he said.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/04/2016