Saudi blogger Fouad al-Farhan was arrested by government authorities and detained for "purposes of interrogation." Fouad says, in a letter posted on his blog, that he was arrested because he "wrote about the political prisoners here in Saudi Arabia, and they think I'm running an online campaign promoting their issue." A friend of Fouad's claims he was the first blogger to post items in Arabic and to use his real name. And the first to be detained by Saudi state security. A Saudi official said "he is not being jailed. He is being questioned, and I don't believe he will remain in detention long. They will get the information that they need from him and then they will let him go." I'm glad I live in America. The worst I can get from a post is a critical comment from Nick Denton. Which is, despite rumors, a bit easier to take than a visit from some intelligence officers.