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  • WikiLeaks' Assange awaits extradition decision

    Attorneys for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange put forth their final arguments before a British judge on Friday, seeking to block an extradition request from Sweden to question him on sexual assault allegations.

  • Assange attorney: Text messages mention 'revenge'

    Text messages sent by the two women who accuse WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of rape and assault mention "revenge" and "economic gain," according to testimony during the second day of his extradition hearing.

  • Security researcher feels the wrath of Anonymous

    Wikileaks defenders Anonymous are firing both barrels at a security researcher who promised to name people in the group. Aaron Barr vowed he’d expose organizers of the online activist group Anonymous next week, but in response Anonymous hacked his Twitter account, broke into his company network and posted more than 44,000 of the company’s e-mails.They also posted his home address, phone number and Social Security number on his Twitter page.

  • Bank of America cuts services for WikiLeaks

    Bank of America has joined the growing list of financial and technology companies that have cut off services to WikiLeaks, a move that comes amid speculation that the whistleblower site is preparing to release information about the bank.

  • Gillard “no fan” of Wikileaks

    Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sought to maintain the Federal Government’s position against Wikileaks despite advice from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) that the site’s publishing of US embassy cables had breached no domestic law.

  • Wikileaks' publishing of US cables not illegal: AFP

    The Federal Government has been dealt a major blow with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) stating that it has found that the publishing of US embassy cables containing classified information on the Wikileaks website has breached no domestic law.

  • WikiLeaks founder wins fight to be released from UK jail

    London's High Court ruled Thursday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be freed if he posts £240,000 (US$384,000) in bail, rejecting prosecutors' appeal that he be imprisoned pending a January extradition hearing, according to the BBC.