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Polish Police Raid Blogger Over Presidential Slander

Polish law enforcement officers have raided the home of a blogger accused of slandering the country's president Bronislaw Komorowski.

The counter terrorist cops siezed a laptop and hard disk from Robert Frycz's home, after his site - - published photographs and articles mocking the president, and included games in which users could throw virtual objects including hammers at a picture of the politician.

" was not defamatory, and did not contain false information, but only that which appeared on publicly available portals and blogs," the blogger said according to thinq_.

"Preventive censorship and licensing of the press are the characteristic methods used to control the media in an authoritarian system."

Recently, a number of Polish football fans were arrested and fined after singing derogatory chants which suggested the country's prime minister was a moron using laws imposed under the former communist regime.

Both politicians are said to have been perturbed by the arrests and have called for the law to be changed.