US military blocks access to The Guardian website for troops around the world

Uncle Sam is mighty upset, and that’s not a good thing for American troops itching to read the news. The Pentagon has blocked access to The Guardian newspaper’s website for all soldiers stationed in the Middle East.

The Guardian confirmed on Monday that its website has been blacklisted by a filtering system installed by the United States Department of Defense on the computer system utilized by thousands of service members deployed to the area covered by the US Central Command, or CENTCOM. That “theater-wide” effort has reportedly blocked access to the award-winning newspaper’s Web edition for all soldiers in Afghanistan, the Middle East, South Asia and even the command’s headquarters in Florida.

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