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Thread: Access to YouTube, MySpace cut for soldiers

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    Head Honcho Administrator Reverend's Avatar
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    Access to YouTube, MySpace cut for soldiers

    Soldiers serving overseas will lose some of their online links to friends and loved ones back home under a Department of Defense policy that a high-ranking Army official said would take effect Monday.

    The Defense Department will begin blocking access "worldwide" to YouTube, MySpace and 11 other popular Web sites on its computers and networks, according to a memo sent Friday by Gen. B.B. Bell, t...


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    Security Intelligence TZ Veteran cash_site's Avatar
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    Did this ban go ahead as planned? I know some of the deployed links are only slow broadband speeds to share across many terminals, so trying to watch your loved one web-cam might be resource hogging...

    But the idea to post messages/photos is great, I think DoD should make their own webpage for this feature.. at least they could censor some sections to make the security bean counters happy!

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