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Should a country/government give all its information to the citizens/public? If no, what information should the country not release?

This question is inspired by WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. I was wondering if you guys think there is some information about your country that the government can keep to itself. Or should you be granted access to all information regarding your country? This question is mainly about transparency and the government's right to have privacy from its citizens.

After some Googling, it seems this question is about open governments and how open they need to be for "effective public oversight" (thanks Wikipedia).


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    Oct 24 2013: Information is power, and can be abused or can be used smart. I was always open-minded for free flow of information, freedom of speech and expression etc but since Julian Assange case where he gave so much information to the world, including army locations and other top secret military data, sometimes I am thinking - is it really necessary to go so much with all that "we have the right to know" thing ? Some stuff simply must be hidden from the ordinary people, for security reasons if nothing else.

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