Vincent Kiernan, dean, Metropolitan School, was quoted in an article posted on VOX discussing the implications of science embargoes. See below.
From: VOX Date: November 29, 2016 Author: Ivan Oransky
Embargoes haven't been with us forever. They got their start in the 1920s, when the Science Service news agency was born. As Vincent Kiernan details in Embargoed Science, a great book on this subject, the intention of embargoes was to improve "wider appreciation of science ... a social good in itself [that would] promote wider support for science in U.S. society."
Read more about Kiernan's expertise.