Top US general says: let my soldiers blog.

Noah Shachtman at Wired's Danger Room blog writes.
A leading general is pleading with the armed services to let troops blog and post to YouTube. Too bad the video site is banned on military nets, and Army rules squeeze military bloggers, hard.

Previously on Boing Boing:

  • Army's new regulations may restrict soldiers' blogs (NPR Xeni Tech)
  • US Army: reporters are "threat," just like Al Qaeda; milblogs = "therapy"
  • Army audits show official sites breach security, not milblogs
  • Under fire, soldiers kill blogs: Pentagon milblog crackdown
  • Pentagon Sued Over Milblog-Monitoring
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