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Marc Sanchez Aug 3, 2012

When I think about the men and women working at the Pentagon to keep our nation safe, I think of military brass strategizing, doors that require retina scans and slide noiselessly into walls, and top-secret projects with innocuous names (note: Project Éclair is NOT about donuts). What I don’t think about: porn. According to a recently released directive, however, that’s what’s on the minds of some Pentagon employees.

From Wired:

The Missile Defense Agency’s executive director, John James Jr., has warned his staff against “inappropriate” use of the agency’s servers — specifically, “accessing websites, or transmitting messages, containing pornographic or sexually explicit images.” As every visitor to such websites knows, they risk “the introduction of malware or malicious code.”

I like how the focus is on a malware attacks, because the fact that so many of his employees are browsing porn at work that he has to write up a memo isn’t the real problem.

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