The Sun has finally weighed in with great righteousness on the matter of state censorship - albeit in characteristically colourful, boob-augmented fashion. The paper has proclaimed its indignation over how the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been blocking internet traffic for our brave lads overseas through the time-honoured …
Maybe they are classified as....
Weapons of Mass Distraction
I particularly like the URL variable in the link to the Sun's page: "...?enlargePopup=true"
Paris. No reason.
The last bit of the NSFW link url made me laugh....
Plain nudity isn't 'Adult Content', it's just people without clothes on.
not the only reason I suspect
I recenty had to clean a guys machine which had been rooted by a shockwave exploit on one of the suns pages. He ended up with over 4000 infected files.
The sun of coarse refuted the claim even though we reproduced the same thin in a clean VM
So it's boobs and viruses as well as total drivel they publish
Sun not got back yet...
Thats because they are still looking up the meaning of a few words...
"Damascene", "conversion", "personal", "liberty" wouldnt be surprised if they struggled with a few of the monosyllable ones as well.
Lack of common sense here
"The viewing of adult content is inappropriate in the working environment”
But getting your limbs blown off by a roadside bomb or dying in some god-forsaken dustbowl is perfectly acceptable?
And this is not an invite to debate as there is no discussion required.
If any HR pen pusher or equal rights officer thinks their opinion on this matter, er, matters then try making it an informed one by signing up for a two year stint and experiencing what our boys and girls (who, incidentally, couldn't give a monkeys what their XY chromo colleagues bash one out over) have to go through when REALLY serving their country's best interests.
Why of course they shouldn't...
...be allowed to view this stuff, otherwise the serviceman-on-serviceman action I dream of wouldn't occur so frequently.
Back to my thoughts - where was I. Oh yes:
As Lance Corporal Stevenson reached out for the gear lever of the Challenger tank the back of his hand brushed the leg of his comrade Lieutenant Williams. Williams looked at him with a wry smile: "Don't pretend you did that by accident, Andy - there's been something in the air ever since we were posted here".
...to be continued
"our core business of defence."
I'd always thought it was supposed to be that, too...
@AC 1:30 re. Why of course they shouldn't..
I prefer maritime action. Can you write one involving a CPO and lots of seamen?
where can I get the rest of that '... to be continued' story
it's the best I've seen on El Reg for a very long time.
Alright, boys, put 'em back in your pants.
Not just UK troops - I noticed this same trend in the MWR (Morale, Wellness & Rec centres) on various US bases in Iraq. An absolute ton of sites were forbidden - not just the boobie-types but firearms-related sites, a lot of discussion-forums, etc.
No wonder everyone says the military is gay then...
That's the Navy - not the Army
No headlines about Private Parts
Nothing wrong with the Navy
we've even got women now (if we _REALLY_ want the unusual stuff.)
The one with "In the NAVY" on the back
What does it say about me when Ive forgotten the point of the article but I can still see the topless?
I think the pope was right in that other article...
Paris, 'cos she belongs in that sun pic (but at the back to hide her no-boobs)
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