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September 23rd, 2009
[Two days ago] on NPR, Price Floyd, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs discussed “the questions of security, resources and censorship when it comes to social media and the military ”. Also involved in the discussion were Noah Shachtman, editor of Danger Room. During the show, Rebecca Roberts the host, asked Mr. FLOYD about what the current Pentagon policy on social media actually is.
Mr. Floyd responded:
It currently doesn`t exist. Right now, there is no policy on working with or in social networking sites or media. It`s currently under review. It`s on course to be finished within about two weeks, or at the end of the month, it`s supposed to be done, presented to the leadership and a decision made. And that decision is supposed to be pushed out to all the combatant commands and all the people in the Defense Department soon after.
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