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Squaddies hit by online chat ban




Squaddies hit by online chat ban
Squaddies hit by online chat ban



http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/campaigns/our_boys/article2240705.ece 

By TOM NEWTON DUNN
Defence Editor
The Sun
16 Feb, 2009

ARMY chiefs have sparked a mutiny by banning soldiers from networking 
websites like MySpace.

Angry squaddies told The Sun last night they will defy the ruling.

Online chats are now branded "public disclosure of information" - a 
potential security breach.

Soldiers are also barred from blogging, joining in forum discussions or 
taking part in online multiplayer games.

But troops are upset because they use MySpace and other sites like 
Facebook when abroad to keep in touch with loved ones.

An NCO in Afghanistan said: "The fun police have taken over. I can't 
talk to my wife and kids or even play Call of Duty 5. Do they really 
think we're going to give away secrets?"

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