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2010-12-07 06:45:00

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder whose website has gained notoriety in recent months for publishing classified diplomatic and military documents, has been arrested in London.

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2010-12-06 05:35:00

As Washington continued to turn up the heat on Wikileaks and founder Julian Assange over the weekend, the confidential information distributed by the website remained available through mirror sites and torrent peer-to-peer sharing programs.

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2010-12-05 06:35:00

Online payment service provider PayPal said Friday that it had “permanently restricted” the account used by WikiLeaks to collect online donations, saying the whistleblower Web site is engaged in illegal activity.

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2010-12-03 09:00:00

The fallout from Wikileaks' decision to post over a quarter of a million US government cables this past weekend continued on Thursday, as the website began to be the target of hackers and its actions prompted the introduction of a new Senate bill that would make it illegal to publish the names of military and intelligence agency informants.

2010-12-02 12:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the non-profit organization Antiwar.com initiated a boycott of the major online retailer Amazon.com. The announcement came after Amazon abruptly removed the cloud servers used by WikiLeaks, caving under pressure from Sen.

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2010-12-02 07:30:00

After criticism from congressional staff, Amazon decided to boot Wikileaks from its servers, forcing the whistleblower website to use Web-hosting services in Europe, Wikileaks said Wednesday.

2010-12-01 21:06:58

Where you live in the world largely determines how freely you can access the internet.

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2010-11-30 12:45:00

WikiLeaks posted in a Twitter message on Tuesday that it was under a new cyber attack after a similar incident took place on Saturday just before the website started to release secret US diplomatic cables.

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2010-11-30 09:15:21

The controversial founder of Wikileaks has announced that his website's next target will be a major US bank, while government officials in Ecuador have offered him a safe haven in the face of ongoing and possible future legal issues.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
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