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Julian Assange

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    May 22, 2013
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    August 21, 2012

    Sex With Sleeping Woman Isn't Rape, Just "Bad Manners" -- According To British MP

    It's officially "Make Stupid Comments About Rape Week" for politicians, and the festivities have jumped across the pond to Great Britain, where folks are known for their impeccable manners -- and a member of Parliament recently said that having sex with a woman while she sleeps isn't rape, it's just ... More >>

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    August 19, 2012

    In First Public Appearance in Two Months, Julian Assange Speaks Out Against Obama

    On Thursday, the Central American country of Ecuador granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange political asylum in its London embassy. The hacktivist leader dashed away from Swedish and British authorities in an effort to shield himself from the ongoing two-year trial of sex charges brought up agains ... More >>

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    July 7, 2012

    WikiLeaks... The Movie?

    Yes, you read that correctly and, yes, it looks like it could happen. "The man who leaked the world" has Hollywood up in arms and it's not because there is a Cablegate in the works for Tinsel Town. Let's not get our hopes up.According to the Hollywood Reporter, big studio executives are dueling it o ... More >>

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    April 15, 2012

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Gets Russian TV Show

    Lights, camera, action. This Tuesday, WikiLeaks founder and hacker superstar, Julian Assange, will premiere his new show, "The World Tomorrow," on the Russian government's satellite channel, Russia Today. It will be broadcasted online and on air in English, Spanish and Arabic - three ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Julian Assange & the News Cycle: Guantanamo Bay Info Starts With WikiLeaks

    ​Earlier today, we reported on the new information available about Guantanamo Bay, as some of the world's largest news organizations began publishing piles of previously classified documents about more than 700 prisoners detained there since 2002. The information was leaked to Julian Assange a ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Julian Assange Named to Best Dressed List, Time's 100 Most Influential People

    ​Julian Assange joins U.S. President Barack Obama, actor Colin Firth and designer Tom Ford on a list of the 20 best dressed men in the world from the French magazine Le Figaro Madame, as reported by CNN Mexico. Placement on the list is something of a coup for Assange, whose look was described ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Julian Assange Squared Off With Bill Keller Via Skype

    Assange, happier times​The battle between Julian Assange and New York Times executive editor Bill Keller took place in person -- well, almost -- over the weekend, for the first time since Keller escalated the beef in a New York Times Magazine tell-all. (There, he called Assange "arrogant, thin ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    Julian Assange Is More Popular Than Most Prime Ministers, He Says

    ​A new video interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is available today from Australia's ABC1, in which the troubled transparency advocate, who is in the U.K. awaiting an extradition hearing this summer, speaks on the current status of his anti-secrecy organization. "Even when I was in ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011

    Julian Assange Wears Sweden Socks: 'I Walk on Them Every Day'

    ​WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, currently held by the British court in a "country manor" as he awaits extradition hearings this summer, spoke on April 4 to PBS Frontline's Martin Smith, insisting that "WikiLeaks is accelerating its activities with new releases soon to come." Smiths says he ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    Julian Assange Essay Slams New York Times; Vice Media Is Rich as Hell and Respectable

    ​The relationship between the New York Times and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange soured amid a power struggle, resulting in a detailed account of their break-up from the newspaper in which Assange is described as "a bag lady," as well as "arrogant, thin-skinned, conspiratorial and oddly credu ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011

    Julian Assange Dancing Video, Finally!

    This is the moment we've all been waiting for. First we got the description in words, then we got the photograph and now we have the video, thanks to Forbes. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's moves have been described as "almost like a tribesman performing some kind of ritual. He'd spread his arms ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Julian Assange is the Worst Roommate Ever: The Video

    Oh boy, now the internet's really gone and done it. We've heard chatter for months now that Julian Assange is a pretty difficult dude, with charges ranging from sexual abuse and anti-Semitism down to hating cats and dancing in a selfish manner. Former WikiLeaks spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg wro ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Julian Assange Dancing Photo 'Leaked'

    ​Do you remember the world before Julian Assange? There's just so much to the man, between his pro-transparency organization WikiLeaks, which has disrupted international politics, and his weird web of oddness and egomania, which may have contributed to allegations of sexual abuse and anti-Semi ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    Bradley Manning Charged With 'Aiding the Enemy'

    ​U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, 23, who has been locked in solitary confinement for ten months, under conditions that some argue count as torture, has been hit with 22 military charges for his involvement in allegedly passing secret U.S. diplomatic cables to Julian Assange's WikiLeaks organizat ... More >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Julian Assange Doesn't Want to Trademark His Name, But He Must

    ​It's a nonstop job for WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange to defend themselves against the endless onslaught of biased journalists that may or may not be a part of a vast ("Jewish") conspiracy. After yesterday's battle with the British magazine Private Eye, over the level of Jewishness ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Julian Assange Rants Against Jews, Guardian Editors and Gossip in UK's Private Eye

    ​The latest issue of Private Eye, the current affairs magazine from the United Kingdom, includes a damning column about WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange, in which an editor from the magazine details "as much as [he] can remember" about a phone call with an angry Assange, who spews anti-Semitic ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    WikiLeaks Responds to Claims of 'Jewish Conspiracy' From Julian Assange

    ​Julian Assange, according to the sometimes-satirical British current affairs publication Private Eye, had an angry phone conversation with an editor at the magazine, claiming a conspiracy at the hands of journalists and editors from the Guardian, "all of whom 'are Jewish.'" After some argumen ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Julian Assange Trademarked His Name

    ​The man behind WikiLeaks, founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange, has been called everything from a smelly dude to a cat hater, sexual abuser, online dater and, most recently, a bad roommate. But soon some will be required to call him Julian Assangeā„¢, because he's working on trademarkin ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    British Court Orders Julian Assange Extradited To Sweden

    ​A British court ordered on Thursday that Julian Assange be extradited to Sweden to confront accusations that he sexually abused two women. Via the New York Times, Judge Howard Riddle ruled "that allegations brought by two women qualified as extraditable offenses and that the warrant seeking M ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Julian Assange is the Worst Roommate Ever: Stealing Spam, Dirty Pants and Dancing Hard

    ​Daniel Domscheit-Berg, author of the new book Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website, has such a psychologically complex relationship with his ex-boss, Julian Assange, that one might not be totally out of line to guess that he's in love with the gu ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    WikiLeaks Turncoat Will Not Remove His WikiLeaks Tattoo

    ​Daniel Domscheit-Berg, author of Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website and owner of the cat Julian Assange liked to physically fight, is in the hot seat for the New York Times Magazine's Questions For column this weekend, online now for clamoring ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Julian Assange Fathered Four Kids, At Least, According to New WikiLeaks Book

    ​Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is many things to many people: hero, online dater, sexual abuser, creepy old guy and much more. He's also "Dad," to at least four worldwide, he allegedly told ex-WikiLeaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg, author of the new book, Inside WikiLeaks: My T ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011

    Assange Allegedly Abused Cat

    ​Julian Assange, the founder and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, is something of a James Bond villain, running around the world trying to bring down governments, sometimes looking dapper, sometimes smelling bad, and maybe sexually abusing women. (It's complicated.) But his creep factor is only g ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Assange in Court: Sweden Could Mean Guantanamo Bay, or Death

    ​Julian Assange, the founder and editor-in-chief of secret-spilling international organization WikiLeaks, is in court today for the first of a two-day hearing in England, which will decide whether Assange is extradited to Sweden in order face questions about potential rape charges. Assange, wa ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    WikiLeaks Will Sell T-Shirts Online for Money

    You leak it, you own it.​In the last few months we've seen Julian Assange -- the pale, brooding, mysterious possible really bad date and WikiLeaks founder -- become something of a brand of his own as he faces extradition to Sweden over potential rape charges. There's the Julian Assange condom, ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Yes, WikiLeaks Led to the Revolt in Tunisia

    ​At least according to New York Times editor Bill Keller, who just last week blasted WikiLeakes chief Julian Assange in a massive profile, calling him "arrogant, thin-skinned, conspiratorial and oddly credulous." But that doesn't mean the work Assange's organization does can't spur political c ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Can Reddit Help Catch the Mugger Who Beat a Man, Left Him For Dead and Filmed It?

    ​We've written about Reddit, the uber-popular (but still sort of niche) social bookmarking site and message board before: they were the first to find Julian Assange's OKCupid profile, but have also been known to get nasty if they think you've done them dirty. Today they're in a helpful mood, a ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    New York Times Editor Bill Keller Tells All on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange

    ​The New York Times posted the cover story for this week's Sunday magazine online today, in which executive editor Bill Keller details his newspaper's relationship with WikiLeaks, and specifically, the rogue organization's egomaniac honcho Julian Assange. Like any good media chief, Keller does ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Bradley Manning Not Tied to Julian Assange

    ​Bradley Manning, the army private being held on suspicion of leaking secret documents to WikiLeaks, cannot be linked to the organization's embattled editor-in-chief Julian Assange, U.S. Army officials admitted to NBC News last night. This complicates the Department of Justice's path to prosec ... More >>

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    January 21, 2011

    Julian Assange Movie Coming Soon

    ​Variety is reporting that a biopic on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in the works and will be based on The Most Dangerous Man in the World, the forthcoming biography by Andrew Fowler. (The process of optioning an unreleased book for a quick movie was made famous most recently by The Soci ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    Why, Yes, There Is a Julian Assange Coloring Book

    We call him "Julian George."​Always wanted to make Julian Assange a little less pale and wan? Or see how he might look as a jolly ginger? Or, perhaps, a Karma-Chameleon-esque '80s fantasy? It's your chance, thanks to the new online Julian Assange coloring book! We just spent 10 minutes with it ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011

    Julian Assange Is Blackmailing Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. With WikiLeaks

    ​Teasing a forthcoming interview with Julian Assange, the New Statesmen has published excerpts online in which the WikiLeaks founder claims to have "insurance" files on both government and media, including one "broadcast organization" and Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. Assange is no strang ... More >>

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    January 11, 2011

    WikiLeaks Will Target Bank of America Next

    ​As long speculated, Julian Assange's WikiLeaks will release classified documents from Bank of America, in a break from harassing international governments. The confirmation of the target comes via John Carney's NetNet blog at CNBC.com, where he sources an anonymous "person who has close conta ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Newsweek's Julian Assange Christmas Photos Are Really Quite Magical

    One of the many faces of possibly being extradited, via Robert King/Newsweek​Did anyone ever watch the sentimental, autobiographical Truman Capote short called "A Christmas Memory"? In it, an orphaned boy lives with a group of elderly relatives, one of whom is his best friend, an eccentric, ch ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    The Julian Assange Memoir Is Happening

    ​Julian Assange is not just moping around whinging and wasting his time as he fights extradition and those sexual molestation charges. In his spare moments he's writing a memoir, which everyone knows is the first step to a lucrative biopic deal. Knopf will publish the book in the U.S., and Can ... More >>

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    December 19, 2010

    Julian Assange is Not Happy About His Own Sex Crime Leaks

    ​The founder of WikiLeaks and his team of lawyers have had it with the leaks. Yesterday, the Guardian published information from secret police documents, detailing the sex crime allegations leveled against Julian Assange in Sweden for which he's currently facing extradition hearings in London. ... More >>

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    December 18, 2010

    Julian Assange Rape Allegations Revealed in Detail

    ​The confusion about what charges exactly have lead to the extradition hearings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reached a fever pitch this week with Michael Moore and Keith Olbermann both coming under fire for perpetuating the much bandied about myth that only a "broken condom" is res ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    Why, Yes, There Is a Julian Assange Condom

    ​Thank you for getting on this, good people of Condomania. These Julian Assange-branded condoms are a) the perfect gift for the Julian Assange groupie on your list b) "a great way to spice up your next WikiLeaks release party, especially in Sweden!" c) finally something more interesting than t ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    HarryHarrison (or Julian Assange?) Also Had Dating Accounts on AdultFriendFinder and PlentyofFish

    ​So, yeah, Julian Assange probably had an OKCupid profile. Who doesn't? But it's since come to our attention that Julian Assange may well have been all over the place with regard to his online (and, for that matter, offline) dating. He -- or, at least, alter-ego/handle HarryHarrison -- seems t ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010

    Julian Assange's Love Emails to a 19-Year-Old Reveal Important Lessons in Dating

    ​Gawker has obtained a series of emails supposedly from Julian Assange to a 19-year-old girl he met in a bar in Melbourne back in 2004, when he was 33. If these are to be believed as true, even then, prior to the foundation of WikiLeaks, he had a singular flair for getting at whatever undisclo ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    WikiLeaks Betrayed by Amazon, Visa, Mastercard -- and, Worst of All, the Media

    Credit: Kyle T. Webster The outrageous behavior of Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal directed at WikiLeaks represents a much greater threat to America than any of the alleged security breaches from Julian Assange. These companies moved to cut off WikiLeaks' ability to collect donations and dist ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    Julian Assange Granted Bail; Remains in Jail After Appeal Filed (UPDATED)

    ​Julian Assange has been granted bail on $315K, reports ABC News, by a judge in Britain today -- though he's being held briefly pending possible appeal, which Swedish authorities have two hours to file. UPDATED: Swedish prosecuters did file an appeal, which means Assange will remain in jail fo ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Julian Assange's Online Dating Profile: A Relationship Expert Comments

    "Save the knit caps for the cold weather." ​OKCupid seems to think that the Internet dating profile of a guy who seems an awful lot like Julian Assange is, in fact, legit. And we certainly hope it is. But how does it measure up, in terms of actually getting Assange (or HarryHarrison, his onlin ... More >>

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    December 12, 2010

    Does Julian Assange Have a Profile On OKCupid?

    ​The extensive team of quirky internet experts at Reddit are pretty positive they've discovered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's old OKCupid dating profile. It looks shockingly legitimate. Under the name HarryHarrison, three pictures of Assange accompany an extensive profile, last accessed b ... More >>

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    December 12, 2010

    More Fun With Julian Assange's OKCupid Profile and Pictures

    ​Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, used to be a member of the dating website OKCupid. If this authentic-looking profile -- last used in 2006, but still available online -- is to be believed, Assange was once extremely open about his personality and desires, long before he was the numbe ... More >>

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    November 28, 2010

    New Wikileaks Document Dump Coming Sunday Afternoon

    Julian Assange​A post on the website of the German news magazine Der Spiegel, since removed, indicates that a new round of leaks from war watchdog Wikileaks is scheduled for release at 4:30 p.m. EST on Sunday. According to the brief message on the Der Spiegel website, captured by Wikileaks Cen ... More >>

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    November 28, 2010

    Rightbloggers on WikiLeaks: Kill Julian Assange, But Not Till We Use His Stuff Against Obama

    This weekend we got another fat load of WikiLeaks, based on purloined diplomatic cables to and from the U.S. State Department. As happened when Julian Assange's muckraking endeavor leaked U.S. military data from Iraq earlier this year, conservatives are outraged, and some call, as before, for the ex ... More >>

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    October 23, 2010

    Upon New WikiLeaks Iraq War Dump, Julian Assange Questioned As a Leader

    ​The latest release from war whistle-blowers WikiLeaks -- over 390,000 classified documents about the Iraq War -- "constituted the most comprehensive and detailed account of any war ever to have entered the public record," according to the group's founder, Julian Assange, who is profiled today ... More >>

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