Oligarch Alisher Usmanov, who’s trying to buy Arsenal Football Club, is currently using London lawyers Schillngs to prevent bloggers revealing unsavoury facts about his behaviour and background.
Bloggers who’ve been pulled off the web over the last 24 hours include Tim Ireland of Bloggerheads and former FO ambassador turned anti-war campaigner, Craig Murray. Ireland also runs Boris Johnson’s website which is also temporarily unavailable.
Craig Murray’s Usmanov story is here:
Report in the Media Guardian, including observant quote from Boris:
“This is London, not Uzbekistan.”
Saturday 22 September