Quotes: Streisand Effect
"An injunction is a very expensive way to make sure a very boring story reaches the maximum number of people"
—Jeremy Clarkson, Have I Got News for You
You do realize no one gave a single solitary shit about this movie until you guys started attacking it, right? Now everyone will go see the movie out of curiosity and/or patriotism!
"ITN have been hurriedly going around trying to remove it from YouTube and people keep putting it back up. So now we've broadcast it! Fuck you, ITN!"
"The lawsuit eventually fell through, although not before ensuring that millions of people stared in confusion at an innocuous photo of Barbra Streisand's backyard. The offending site is still active today, complete with the original photo and a new page containing links to every news story about the spectacle, transcripts of everything Streisand's lawyers sent and a note basically telling her to go fuck herself. Not to mention as a final insult, she was court ordered to pay their legal fees."
"I'm thinking of putting a superinjunction on next year's tour dates, because it does seem a very effective way of getting the word out."
“When you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say.”