Iraq tries to censor social media to disrupt ISIS communication, but its success is limited

The Iraqi government moved Friday to block access to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in a bid to disrupt the social media tools deployed by insurgents as they have swept through the country in a bold drive toward Baghdad.But the initiative ran into a hard reality of warfare in the 21st century: Losing physical ground means losing control of cyberspace as well.

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