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Restricted web access to The Guardian is Armywide, officials say

The Army admitted Thursday to not only restricting access to The Guardian news website at the Presidio of Monterey, as reported in Thursday's Herald, but Armywide.

Presidio employees said the site had been blocked since The Guardian broke several stories on data collection by the National Security Agency.

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Seems like a sign of

Seems like a sign of desperation.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Nipped that problem in the bud.

Keeping our soldiers safe...

Pandacentricism will be our downfall.

Land of the Phree.... home of the slave

Were using censorship like China now....haha

They just keep on shooting themselves in the foot with these policies.

Well done Tyrants. Thank you for waking the masses to your true intentions.

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"Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you." -- Patrick Dixon

It's a fairly typical military response

It's like when a picture is taken of a prisoner being abused, they ban pictures so that if it ever happens again, they won't be caught.

They really don't like that

story do they? Is it like water to the wicked witch of the west? Who's in danger of melting? Everyone who's saying he's a traitor?

Military personnel are probably the most affected Americans

under these programs since many of their communications have at least one end in a foreign country.

All gone!

God forbid they should find out the freedoms they are fighting for were gone before 1999.

Free includes debt-free!