• United States rolls out new 18-count indictment on Assange

    24 days ago - By ZDnet

    Long-awaited superseding indictment contains 17 new felony charges against the WikiLeaks founder.
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  • The Julian Assange Espionage Act Charges Target Press Freedom

    25 days ago - By Wired

    By invoking the Espionage Act against Julian Assange, the Justice Department will effectively put national security journalism on trial.
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  • Julian Assange is facing 17 new criminal charges

    Julian Assange is facing 17 new criminal charges

    25 days ago - By The Verge

    The Justice Department has filed 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The charges follow a much more limited indictment unsealed in April, when Assange was charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. According to the indictment , he's now facing several counts of obtaining and disclosing national defense information without authorization, relating to what the Justice Department calls “one of the largest compromises of classified information in the history of the United States.”
    Assange was arrested last month after being expelled from the...
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  • WikiLeaks' Assange charged under the Espionage Act in a ‘major test case' for press freedom

    25 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, has been charged with over a dozen additional charges by U.S. federal prosecutors, including under the controversial Espionage Act - a case that will likely test the rights of freedom of speech and expression under the First Amendment.
    Assange, 47, was arrested at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in April after the U.S. government charged him with conspiracy to hack a government computer used by then army officer Chelsea Manning to leak classified information about the Iraq War. Ecuador withdrew his asylum request seven years after...
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  • US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act

    25 days ago - By Engadget

    Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspiracy to commit computer hacking following his arrest...
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  • Julian Assange faces 17 new charges over WikiLeaks, attempted hacks - CNET

    25 days ago - By CNET

    The 18 total charges are linked to violating the Espionage Act, prosecutors said.
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