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What is the argument against full transparency in business?
In a recent talk Charmian Gooch discusses how anonymity allows, if not incourages, criminals to hide behind layers of companies to commit and get away with crimes, labor abuses, and environmental destruction.
There are more and more calls for transparency in business and government these days. More transparency is usually equated with more accountability and more responsible actions taken by corporations and governments. Are there any downsides associated with transparency? What are the pros and the cons?