writes to tell us that Greek authorities have raided the house of Antonis Tsipropoulos
, administrator of the blog aggregation site Blogme.gr
. His hard drive was seized and he was arrested. The impetus was a satiric website, not named in the stories
, that apparently offended a Greek public figure (also unnamed). The site in question was not hosted by Tsipropoulos but was merely linked to by his RSS fed. From the first article: "The developing story coincides with the Internet Governance Forum being hosted in Athens this week, to be attended by Internet luminaries, entrepreneurs, and activists like Vint Cerf, Bob Kahn, and Joi Ito and featuring panels on Openness and Freedom of Expression."