WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was freed on bail Thursday, allowing Mr. Assange to continue his work as Sweden pushes its case for extradition and the United States considers its own criminal charges over his website's release of secret information.
On the day a London judge released WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on bail in his extradition battle, a top U.S. lawmaker warned against hasty moves to prosecute those who leak and publish classified documents in the wake of the group's mass release of sensitive U.S. government files.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was released on bail Thursday _ confined to a supporter's 600-acre estate but free to get back to work spilling U.S. government secrets on his website as he fights Sweden's attempt to extradite him on allegations of rape and molestation.
WikiLeaks founder Julian P. Assange is to remain in a London jail until at least Thursday since Swedish authorities said they would appeal a British judge's decision to grant him bail with strict conditions.
WikiLeaks supporters on Friday downloaded increasing amounts of the spam-shooting software used to attack companies seen as hostile _ a development that could challenge even Internet giants such as PayPal and Amazon.com during the crucial Christmas shopping season.
A former co-worker of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to launch a rival website Monday called Openleaks that will help anonymous sources deliver sensitive material to public attention.
Police and prosecutors in Europe and the U.S. have launched investigations into cyber-attacks by supporters of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, as online skirmishing over the group's publication of secret diplomatic communications continued.
Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching attacks on MasterCard, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder, Julian Assange.
Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching attacks on MasterCard, Visa, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank, Sarah Palin and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder Julian Assange.