2 definitions by Édouard-Henri Avril

Top Definition
The empowerment of citizens through the free flow of information through public institutions like government. When all citizens have the ability to be publishers of information that was hoarded by traditional power structures that have benefited from such secrecy.
The shift from authoritarian democracy to wikocracy was first seen when all citizens became publishers of news, and not just traditional media.
by Édouard-Henri Avril December 18, 2010
The irrational fear that citizens will find out about corporate or governmental secrets through the unwanted release of internal documents.
The government displayed an exceptional leakophobia in response to the release of documents that exposed war crimes committed by the military.
by Édouard-Henri Avril December 24, 2010

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