Citing security, Pentagon limits troops' Web use

Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 4:08 PM EST

Army Lt. Daniel Zimmerman, an infantry platoon leader in Iraq, puts a blog on the Internet every now and then "to basically keep my friends and family up to date" back home.

It just got tougher to do that for Zimmerman and a lot of other U.S. soldiers. No more using the military's computer system to socialize and trade videos on MySpace, YouTube and more than a dozen other Web sites, the Pentagon says.

At the Orlando Sentinel.

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