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WTF? DHS Threatens to Punish Staff for Reading Washington Post NSA Articles!
07-21-2013, 11:00 AM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Quote:The Washington Post recently obtained a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memo that warned staff not to read articles -- get this -- printed in the Washington Post that covered whistleblower revelations about classified information.

Specifically, DHS -- and we are not making this up -- implied that there could be legal repercussions for employees who read Washington Post stories about whistleblowers and the information that they disclose. In particular, a DHS memo prohibited reading of such articles from any computer outside of the DHS office:

The Department of Homeland Security has warned its employees that the government may penalize them for opening a Washington Post article containing a classified slide that shows how the National Security Agency eavesdrops on international communications.

An internal memo from DHS headquarters told workers on Friday that viewing the document from an “unclassified government workstation” could lead to administrative or legal action. “You may be violating your non-disclosure agreement in which you sign that you will protect classified national security information,” the communication said.
Read more: truth-out.org

Guess it's time to start reading the paper again eh? Honestly, how did things come to this horrific state of affairs?
This is all just a big expensive joke anyway.

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07-21-2013, 12:50 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Quote:a DHS memo prohibited reading of such articles from any computer outside of the DHS office

The irony is strong in this one. chuckle.gif
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07-22-2013, 10:36 PM #3
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07-22-2013, 10:51 PM #4
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07-23-2013, 04:49 PM #5
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07-24-2013, 12:11 AM #6
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No Outback steakhouse in Finland. chuckle.gif Now I gotta' splain this to her.

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