Julian Assange To Be Questioned By Swedish Prosecutors in the UK

Since his arrest in 2010, Julian Assange has been dutifully avoiding sexual assault allegations brought against him in Sweden. Now, Swedish prosecutors have decided to question Wikileaks in London instead. » 3/13/15 7:15am 3/13/15 7:15am

Julian Assange Is Crowdfunding a Life-Size Statue of Himself

Julian Assange remains holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London with ailing health and plenty of time on his hands. So much time, in fact, that he's decided to... crowd-fund a life-size statue of himself, presumably so people don't forget what he looks like? » 12/12/14 5:45am 12/12/14 5:45am

Julian Assange Says "Apolitical Futurism of Star Trek" Fits Google

Julian Assange is currently answering questions in a live chat over at Gawker, promoting his new book, When Google Met Wikileaks. One of the most interesting exchanges for readers of Paleofuture actually comes from a question by Matthew Phelan who writes the Gawker subdomain Black Bag. » 9/15/14 5:07pm 9/15/14 5:07pm

Julian Assange Is Here to Discuss His New Book

Julian Assange is the founder of Wikileaks. A wanted man, he recently began his third year living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. He joins us now to answer your questions about his new book, When Google Met Wikileaks. » 9/15/14 12:01pm 9/15/14 12:01pm

Julian Assange held a press conference this morning to announce that, after being holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for two years, he needs medical care for "heart and lung ailments." He's also has suffered from a vitamin D deficiency due to a lack of sunlight. It's not yet clear how or when he'll leave the… » 8/18/14 5:38am 8/18/14 5:38am

The Fifth Estate Review: More Questions Than Answers

It was once said that history is written by the victors, but that changed when something called the internet came along and put endless information at everyone's fingertips, letting each of us come to our own conclusions. And this idea of uncensored, unfettered access to information was taken to its most extreme with… » 10/10/13 2:20pm 10/10/13 2:20pm

Teen Tries to Buy WikiLeaks Server with $33,000 of His Dad's Money

The eBay auction for the server that once hosted the WikiLeaks documents, including Cablegate, has finally come to a close with a winning bid of $33,000. There's only one problem: the winner is a 17-year-old boy who used his dad's account to bid and is in no position to cough up the cash. » 9/13/13 1:34pm 9/13/13 1:34pm

The WikiLeaks Server That Hosted Cablegate Is for Sale on eBay

Shopping for a new server? Want a piece of whistleblower history? Want to piss off Julian Assange? You can do all three of these things at once, if you buy the server that hosted hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks a few years ago. And it still works! » 9/03/13 2:01pm 9/03/13 2:01pm

The Fifth Estate Trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Just Like Julian…

DreamWorks has been working on its WikiLeaks film, The Fifth Estate, for a while now—and this trailer reveals that Benedict Cumberbatch plays a hugely convincing Julian Assange. » 7/17/13 3:45am 7/17/13 3:45am

Will You Read Julian Assange's New Book?

Julian Assange has penned a new book about his worries over government control of the Internet and surveillance. Written along with Jacob Appelbaum, Jérémie Zimmermann and Andy Müller-Maguhn, it will be published in November. Assange explains: » 10/09/12 3:41am 10/09/12 3:41am

The US Military Has Designated Julian Assange and WikiLeaks as Enemies…

Documents released by the US Government under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed what we've more or less known all along: The government really freaking hates Julian Assange. So much so that it has deemed him an enemy of the state. » 9/27/12 1:18pm 9/27/12 1:18pm

Julian Assange Loses Fight to Remain in the UK

Julian Assange has just lost his legal battle against extradition from the UK. That leaves the doors wide open for him to be deported to Sweden to finally face allegations of sexual abuse which took place on its shores. » 5/30/12 8:04am 5/30/12 8:04am

Julian Assange Is Getting His Own TV Show

Julian Assange has announced that he's going to have his own TV show, where he'll interview "key political players, thinkers and revolutionaries", and it's going to be hitting the screens in spring. Is there anything this man won't do? » 1/24/12 6:35am 1/24/12 6:35am

WikiLeaks Twitter Account Details Handed Over to US Authorities

Cash-strapped serious-gossip portal WikiLeaks is about to come under renewed scrutiny from the US Justice Department, thanks to a court ruling forcing Twitter to hand over details of who accessed the site's account. » 11/11/11 7:30am 11/11/11 7:30am

UK Customs Confused Wikipedia and WikiLeaks; Jimmy Wales Momentarily…

Is it flattering to have people mistake you for Julian Assange? That's what happened to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, who confused UK border controls when they thought the Wikipedia man was notorious international man of mystery Assange. » 11/08/11 7:30am 11/08/11 7:30am

Let Out Your Daughters — Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal

Loose-lipped, silver-haired lothario Julian Assange has lost his appeal to stay in the UK, and will be extradited to Sweden to face trial over alleged rape and sexual molestation charges. » 11/02/11 7:11am 11/02/11 7:11am