What is another word for D-notice?

76 synonyms found


[ dˈiːnˈə͡ʊtɪs], [ dˈiːnˈə‍ʊtɪs], [ d_ˈiː_n_ˈəʊ_t_ɪ_s]

A D-notice is a type of official request made by the UK government to prohibit the publication or broadcasting of certain information deemed sensitive, for the purpose of national security. Synonyms for the term include 'defence advisory notice', 'defence notice', 'government notice', 'official secrets act notice' and 'press advisory notice'. In essence, these phrases are all forms of censorship and have the same objective of keeping classified information out of the public domain. Alternative terms to D-notice emphasise the role of the government, defence and press in the process of managing national secrets and ensuring public safety.

Related words: D-notice request, D-notice violation, D-notice response, D-notice request for information

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