This could happen here

Kazakhstan shuts down opposition web sites – New Zealand’s source for World News on

Substitute Kazakhstan with New Zealand and you have a story that could be about us after the Electoral Finance Bill.
[quote]”Are they completely mad? You can’t stamp out freedom!” wrote one blogger. Another major opposition Web site,, was also blocked for users of Kazakhtelekom, the main Internet provider in the Central Asian state.

Abai Sakenov, administrator of, said: “I was notified yesterday of the suspension of the domain. I only found out about it last night.”

The Internet is used mainly by young Kazakhs who are more likely to sympathise with the opposition. Less than a quarter of Kazakhstan’s 15 million people regularly browse the Internet, mainly in the commercial capital Almaty. [/quote]

Yes the same could happen here.

Powered by ScribeFire.