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Exclusive: Former Navy SEAL in “material breach” of non-disclousre agreements with Osama bin Laden book, according to the Pentagon’s top attorney in a letter obtained by Reuters.
The Pentagon says it is considering “all remedies legally available” against the former Navy SEAL and all those acting in concert with him. The Pentagon says further public dissemination of the book “will aggravate your breach and violation of your agreements.”
We noted the other day that the US Military continues its foray into the Social Media world by releasing a citizen reporting tool for the iPhone.
That doesn’t mean that the Pentagon is shunning other networks like Twitter and Facebook. Last week, William Lynne, the Deputy Defense Secretary, reauthorized social media guidelines (pdf) that allows troops to post and like and share and do all those other social media things until January 2012.
Perhaps the military will even learn a thing or two.
At his confirmation hearing today to be Army chief of staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey said the Army would need to get better at using social media (and online role-playing games!) if it wanted to attract the service’s next generation of leaders.