On September the 3rd, 2009, Khaled elBalshy, the Editor-In-Chief of the Al-Badeel newspaper, who maintains a personal blog at http://elbalshy.blogspot.com, was interrogated by the Interior Ministry's Internet Crimes department for a comment on one of his blog posts left by an anonymous visitor. The comment was in response to a post published several months ago. The interrogation, which was unofficial, happened after a complaint against Khaled elBalshy for publishing the comment on his blog. And as a reaction elBalshy deleted all the comments on the aforementioned post.
It should be mentioned, that this is the first time that an Egyptian blogger is being interrogated for a comment published on his blog. This is an indication that security services are trying to come-up with new ways to attack and repress bloggers and internet users.