Afghanistan: soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq have now been forbidden from accessing such recreational websites as MySpace, YouTube, and others while on Department of Defense (DOD) equipment.
As recently as October of last year, the military publication, Stars and Stripes, reported upon the enormous popularity of MySpace with the soldiers, going so far as to quote a soldier saying, "It's probably the most-used Web site here." Asked what would happen if the websites were banned, "There would be a mutiny among soldiers," joked one of the troops in Iraq.
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|Title Annotation:||International Corner--News Around the World|
|Publication:||The Informed Constituent (Albany, NY)|
|Date:||May 1, 2007|
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