Either that which is kept from the knowledge
of the majority
or a specific minority
, or an adjective describing such a piece of information. Compare to surprise
, wherein the information
is planned to be revealed.
If the secrecy of a piece of information is not beneficial to all those that know the information, chances are that the secret shall not be kept. This is especially true in high school
or in the world of buisness
Among the online community, in the so-called information age
are seen as bad things. For many, the hacker manifesto
summarises there views: information wants to be free
. Others see the Orwellian
invasion of privacy
as one of the most horrible aspects of modern society. Regardless of one's stance, it is true that secrets are becoming more and more difficult to keep.