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New Crackdown on Milblogging

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Wired's Noah Shachtman describes "the sharpest restriction on troops' online activities since the start of the Iraq war."

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  1. Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his heart he dreams himself your master.

  2. Oh noes!

    “Most Casual of Observers” got me!

    Damn the fake colonels…full typing ahead!

  3. Randian:

    🙂

    zing! But, DAMMIT, warn us before you do that. I dun got H2O in my nose now!

    omg. lolz!

  4. Who’s bright idea was it to allow troops to blog in the first place? No wonder we’re not winning this war.

    Propaganda is a big part of fighting a modern war and our current government stinks at it.

  5. Edit: whose

  6. So what does this mean for our various Iraq/Afghanistan commenters? Will they have to submit each and every haiku to higher command before posting?

  7. in yo dumb fat face
    most casual observer
    A.R. is da man!!!

  8. Urkobold learned new technique at seminar. Watch.

    Dan T., THAT IS GREAT HOW YOU KNOW HOW TO READ AND WRITE, BUT WHY MUST YOU MAKE SUCH LAME ATTEMPTS AT CONTRARINESS? YOU CAN HAVE A WELL THOUGHT OUT POINT OF VIEW, EVEN IF YOU DON’T AGREE WITH PEOPLE. IN THE FUTURE, TRY NOT TO BE SUCH A LAME-O JERKWAD DUMBASS. Dan IS A PRETTY NAME.

    It is called sandwiching. No beers before 5:00 CDT, however.

  9. hey – it was past five in Salzburg…

  10. Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his heart he dreams himself your master.

    I didn’t think a statist like Lal would ever get praise from H&R. It’s a good quote from a highly quotable source.

  11. At first I thought this post was about the “New crackdown on Milfblogging”.
    That was really worrisome; but it’s copacetic now.

  12. Wasn’t someon on here saying that Radian must be bullshitting about not being able to ‘blog from Iraq?

    Truth is stranger than fiction.

  13. Perhaps the services can just use the B. Hussein Obama method of information control?

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