Kazakhstan Internet Users Say Blog Service Blocked

Internet users in Kazakhstan complained of censorship after being unable to access the popular blogging service Livejournal, but the state-owned telecoms company denied it was blocking it. Associates of Rakhat Aliyev, the former son-in-law of President Nursultan Nazarbayev who fell out with the veteran leader last year, started their own blog on Livejournal in June which often contains critical comments about the government.

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