Monday, March 30, 2009

And what about citizen journalism in the military?

Gadi Evron, the Israeli security expert, in Dark Reading:
Think, for a moment, about the potential chaos of [military citizen journalism]: SMS messages from soldiers up front telling of deaths before families can be notified, or live videos of bloody battles recorded from cell phones and sent to the press. . . .

This month, two civilian incidents in the United States illustrated the problem Israel faced -- and open the broader discussion about how new social technologies impact our organizational security, and our own privacy.
More here.

1 comment:

Sikander Hayat said...

Israel is making difficult for its friends in the Muslim world to stay friends with it by constantly killing innocent people. Be it Turkey or Egypt, Israel’s actions have made it near impossible for the governments in the said countries to overtly support it.

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