Mar 13, 2007

Kazakhs love Borat!

Last week, the U.S. State Department reported that "Borat" had his rights violated when the government of Kazakhstan revoked the ".kz" domain name for the Web site of British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, who plays the fictional Kazakh TV reporter Borat in the movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

Now, in a classic case of how "censorship" makes censored material all the more tempting, residents of Kazakhstan are snatching up the recently released Borat DVD. Last week, it was the number one purchase made by Kazakhs on

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