Government secrecy

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Throughout history, there has been an insistence, by most rulers, on some level of government secrecy. Certain kinds of information, such as war plans, the activities of spies, diplomatic negotiations, and, more recently, critical technology have generally been accepted as needing protection. This protection, in modern times, has been formalized as classified information.