Everything You Need to Know About the Streisand Effect

Aaron Minc is a nationally recognized leader in the specialized area of Internet defamation and is known as the go-to attorney for the most malicious Internet defamation crises.
Last updated on: November 02, 2020
The Streisand Effect occurs when an individual or business’s attempt to censor someone or something goes horribly wrong, drawing more attention to the unwanted content.
Everything You Need to Know About the Streisand Effect

At Minc Law, we help our clients with online content removals. So we are always mindful of the risks of bringing more attention to the very thing we are trying to get rid of on behalf of our clients. Over the years we have helped countless clients identify and navigate situations that could lead to unwanted attention for an already-sensitive matter and we know all the best tips and best practices to avoid these risks.

No matter how you look at it, the Streisand Effect can lead to serious problems for its victims. In this comprehensive guide, we walk you through:

What the Streisand Effect is,

How the Streisand Effect can negatively impact you or your business,

Eight prominent examples of the Streisand Effect in action, and

How to respond to negative and defamatory content while minimizing the risk of the Streisand Effect occurring.

First, we start with the story of how the Streisand Effect was born and how it works some 17 years after the term was coined.

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