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[05/11/07] Laura Smith-Spark, BBC News, Washington: US military takes Iraq war to YouTube

The US military has taken the war in Iraq into cyberspace, with the launch of its own channel on the video-sharing website YouTube.

[05/14/07] Rob Watson, BBC defence and security correspondent: US blocks soldiers from websites

The US military is to block troops from using YouTube and MySpace and 11 other popular websites for sharing photos, video clips and messages.

[05/02/07] Army Regulation 530–1: Operations Security (OPSEC) – commanders must approve blog posts and e-mails.

Next up, the Stars and Stripes will be replaced by the Красная Звезда so there is no doubt left about the intention of the Party to return to its Stalinist roots.

[I’m having a hard time visualizing Halliburton as part of the proletariat.]


1 Jack K. { 05.14.07 at 4:47 pm }

…controlling the message can be a very important job when you are trying to obsfucate inconvenient facts…

2 Bryan { 05.14.07 at 5:05 pm }

I have a feeling they didn’t want the guys in the field seeing what they putting up on YouTube, as well as not wanting any conflicting information out there.

These people are control freaks.