While the state strongly encourages disclosure of public records, state law does allow for some information to be withheld.
However, Wikipedia doesn't encourage such open disclosure.
So federal officials over the years increasingly fell back on automatic declassification steps that encourage disclosure.
MacFarlane believed that the children suffered from child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome, and would deny sexual abuse without special techniques designed to encourage disclosure.
In most instances they encouraged reporting details to the police but in others they encouraged minimal disclosure.
Amnesty programs have been proposed to encourage voluntary disclosure by tax evaders.
Depending on the form those evaluations take, they may do more to encourage greater disclosure by companies and their auditors than new regulations and legislation, some accountants said.
Chiles Larson, a spokesman for the S.E.C., said that the agency "does not encourage" such disclosure.
Changes in medical education to encourage disclosure of errors would surely help, as would computerized systems to detect errors that might otherwise remain unnoticed.
Under those guidelines, it is clear that we should have encouraged greater disclosure.