Problem

Calculated delay in publication of documents

Other Names:
Hindrance in making knowledge available
Deliberate withholding of records
Embargoed information
Claim:
Louis Pasteur is reported to have delayed publication of his work on cholera vaccine in order to prevent competitors encroaching on his academic and potentially commercial territory.
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
20.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST