Friday, March 5, 2010

Israeli Raid Cancelled After FaceBook Leak

Sigh… Some people are just plain stupid.

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz explained that the soldier posted a status update letting friends know that his unit was preparing to go to a West Bank village near Ramallah: “On Wednesday we clean up Qatanah, and on Thursday, god willing, we come home,” the soldier wrote.

Haaretz added that the soldier, who has been relieved of combat duty, “also disclosed the name of the combat unit, the place of the operation and the time it will take place.” After noticing his indiscretion, Haaretz reports, “Facebook friends then reported him to military authorities.”

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I am pretty sure that Osama or his gang wouldn’t have this soldier on their FaceBook Buddy List, but come on!This isn’t like you are letting your friends know that you are going for a long drive or chilling at a restaurant or stuck in traffic.

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