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November 22, 2010

Checking In From A Warzone? Airforce Warns To Avoid Foursquare, Other Services

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Afghanistan Military Base Check-in

While it’s true Foursquare has check-in points for camps in Afghanistan and Iraq, the U.S. Air Force is warning their troops that doing so could endanger Foursquare users and their fellow troops.

The U.S. Air Force released a statement on their website telling troops to avoid the use of Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, Facebook Places and other location based services.

The statement says:

“careless use of these services by airmen can have devastating operations security and privacy implications.”

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