Six Apart, an independent blogging software and services company, announced that SUP, an international media company, has acquired LiveJournal (LJ), a social networking community. SUP has launched an American company, LiveJournal, Inc., to manage and operate LiveJournal globally. This agreement builds on the relationship between Six Apart and SUP, which entered into a licensing agreement in October 2006 permitting SUP to manage LiveJournal in Russia. Six Apart acquired LiveJournal in January 2005 from its founder, Brad Fitzpatrick.
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