Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, leaves the High Court in London on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, after the court gave him permission to continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex-crimes allegations. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, leaves the High Court in London on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, after the court gave him permission to continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex-crimes allegations. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)