The War on Websites:US Dept of Defence Launches Internet Attack ...
Lots of us knew it was bound to happen sooner or later, since those in power are well aware of the old adage regarding knowledge being power.
No matter what sort of spin now seems set to be spewed forth in attempts to 'explain' the situation -- censorship by any other name is still censorship.
Today it's the turn of the US military, the internet's Youtube, My Space and several other famous sites.
The blogs and/or bloggers' turn to be blocked - if certain 'somebodies' saw fit - could quite easily come as quickly as tomorrow.
And what about the day after that? Who and/or what else could have it coming?
Make no mistake my friends, this could the
... the new rules mean many military personnel won't be able to watch those achievements — at least not on military computers.
If the restrictions are intended to prevent soldiers from giving or receiving bad news, they could also prevent them from providing positive reports from the field, said Noah Shachtman, who runs a national security blog for Wired Magazine."This is as much an information war as it is bombs and bullets," he said. "And they are muzzling their best voices."
The sites covered by the ban are the video-sharing sites YouTube, Metacafe, IFilm, StupidVideos, and FileCabi, the social networking sites MySpace, BlackPlanet and Hi5, music sites Pandora, MTV, and 1.fm, and live365, and the photo-sharing site Photobucket.
Bloody bandwidth banditry?
What the people don't know about, the people can't do owt about.
The less citizens are allowed to learn, the less citizens are able to attempt to alter.
At least ordinary Americans can now see just how much their freedom really is hated -- and much more importantly, who it is that hates that freedom most.
Can anyone say Censored States of America?
Read the latest re: these alarming revelations -- while you still can.
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