Canadian military warns soldiers not to post sensitive info to social networks


Perhaps it isn’t wise to update your Facebook status with your location if you’re in the military. Just a guess.

Canada’s military leaders have told their troops to refrain from posing sensitive information on social networks like Facebook and MySpace. The fear is that Al Qaeda (and other evildoers, presumably) could be watching your profile for info that could help it plan an attack.

Filed under the common sense department ($1 to Slashdot).

Canada tells troops not to post Facebook info: CBC [Reuters via Drudge Report]