Sweden


Julian Assange Granted Bail

The New York
Times reported that Julian Assange, founder, spokesperson, and editor-in-chief
of Wikileaks, has been granted bail by a British court.

The ruling comes as Assange
and his attorneys continue to fight demands from Swedish prosecutors that he be
extradited to Sweden. Assange remains in detention pending an appeal by the
prosecution which is set to take place within the next 48 hours.


Information leak Web site Wikileaks put out a call for volunteers willing to help the organization host its controversial documents. Claiming that the site was “under heavy attack,” Wikileaks posted an appeal on its Web site looking for individuals willing to help mirror the contents of Wikileaks now infamous Cablegate documents on a physical or virtual server. Within hours the site’s content was being mirrored at over 500 locations, according to a list provided by Wikileaks.

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