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Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Another crackdown on soldier bloggers

Posted By on Wed, May 2, 2007 at 1:58 PM

Wired has the story:

The U.S. Army has ordered soldiers to stop posting to blogs orsending personal e-mail messages, without first clearing the contentwith a superior officer, Wired News has learned. The directive, issuedApril 19, is the sharpest restriction on troops' online activitiessince the start of the Iraq war. And it could mean the end of militaryblogs, observers say.

Are they going to crack down on YouTubes, too?

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Cathy Resmer

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Deputy publisher Cathy Resmer is an organizer of the Vermont Tech Jam, and compiles a weekly tech e-newsletter. She also oversees Seven Days' parenting publication, Kids VT, and created the Good Citizen Challenge, a youth civics initiative. Resmer began her career at Seven Days as a freelance writer in 2001. Hired... more

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