U.S. Marine Corps: No social media for you, soldier

Effective immediately, the U.S. Marine Corps has banned Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and other social media sites. The ban will last one year, according to Wired magazine’s Danger Room blog. “It was drawn up in response to a late July warning from U.S. Strategic Command, which told the rest of the military it was considering a Defense Department-wide ban on the Web 2.0 sites, due to network security concerns,” Noah Shachtman wrote for Danger Room . Related The New York Times ESPN handed i…

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