Japanese scientists and academics are warning that legislation threatening prison terms for those who divulge and publish what the government deems a state secret threatens academic freedom and the public’s right to know. (1)
You never help by lying!
Scientific secrets in the form of government or industrial secrets have for a long time been held… secret! Try to ask for the exact composition of the solution used to copper plate PCB holes and tell me if you find something in… Google.
Hiding behind our finger does not help to tackle the real problems of science and industry relations.