The United States Navy may implement a more restrictive blogging policy for sailors according to an article in the Navy Times.
While the Navy can put new policies in place – and expect sailors to follow them – even Navy officials admit that its going to be nearly impossible to monitor blogs:
‘€œLet’€™s take the issue of blogs: How many blogs are there?’€? he said. ‘€œThey number in the millions. There’€™s no way in heck we could monitor that. Can’€™t be done.’€?
Other military branches also have regulations in place governing blogging from combat areas – such as restricting the posting of operational information and the like…
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