U.S. Defense Department silences soldier’s 2.0 voices

No more using the military’s computer system to socialize and trade videos on MySpace, YouTube and more than a dozen others Web sites, the Pentagon says. Citing security concerns and technological limits, the Pentagon has cut off access to those sites for personnel using the Defense Department’s computer network. The change limits use of the popular outlets for service members on the front lines, who regularly post videos and journals.

Read this AP article courtesy of the Houston Chronicle. Coverage from C|Net and Ars. Previously from WNM: Milblogs dismissed!

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