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Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy

Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.

By Mar. 8, 2014


Julian Assange

Devil or martyr? For Julian Assange, it appears there's no easy answer. The WikiLeaks founder has spent six months holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fearing the moment he steps outside he'll be arrested and deported to Sweden.

By Dec. 11, 2012


Sherlock Holmes to play Assange in WikiLeaks movie

In a poetic touch, Benedict Cumberbatch, a TV Sherlock, will play Julian Assange in "The Fifth Estate," a DreamWorks Movie about the good ship WikiLeaks and all who sailed in her.

By Jan. 23, 2013


U.K. court: Assange can be extradited

The WikiLeaks editor can be extradited to Sweden under a European arrest warrant to face sex crime-related charges.

By May. 30, 2012


Court: WikiLeaks' Assange to be extradited

Julian Assange, the public face of WikiLeaks, loses his appeal in case involving charges of sexual assault and must go to Sweden to face questioning.

By Nov. 2, 2011


Julian Assange to run for senate seat in Australia, says report

The WikiLeaks founder is running for the senate in Victoria as the lead candidate of his WikiLeaks Party, says a report in The Age. Assange is currently in political asylum in Ecuador.

By Feb. 13, 2013


Hackers hit Swedish Web sites in support of Assange

An unidentified group of hackers wages several denial-of-service attacks on Swedish government Web sites in a show of solidarity with the WikiLeaks founder.

By Sep. 3, 2012


Assange: The WikiLeaks 'witch-hunt' must end

Speaking to the public from Ecuador's embassy in London, Julian Assange calls for the U.S. to cease its "witch-hunt" against WikiLeaks and to not prosecute its staff and its supporters.

By Aug. 19, 2012


WikiLeaks' Julian Assange granted asylum in Ecuador

The embattled Assange is at the center of a diplomatic standoff in London. It's the latest twist in a saga over a legal case in Sweden, with undertones of potential espionage charges in the U.S.

By Aug. 16, 2012