The Streisand effect proven, yet again

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. — Wikipedia

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Bank Executive’s Attempt To Keep DUI Out Of The Paper Backfires Spectacularly

Yes, the Streisand effect is alive and well. Read all about it here and here.

TLTR: Local banking big shot gets arrested, pitches a fit, doesn’t want his mugshot taken, and then buys about 900 copies of the newspaper to keep himself out of the “rag.”

Tip of the hat to Mr. Talbot for injecting some cash into the coffers of The Wayne County Times!

 

 

 

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