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Julian Assange and the Most Controversial Wikileaks' leaks
The Man With The Information
Julian Assange (pronounced ah-saan-ge) is one of the most talked about up-and-coming 'celebrities' of 2010. Born in Queensland, Australia, Julian Paul Assange is one of the most talked about people of 2010. He is the founder of Wikileaks, a not-for-profit organisation that exposes documents and 'leaks' them onto the Internet for the world to see, and admits that he is a proud hacker.Not only has he been on national television but he has managed to land himself in hot water with the exposure of information through his site, Wikileaks and himself into jail on awaiting allegations of sexual harassment.
So what is Wikileaks?
Wikileaks, as the name suggests, leaks information about countries and their happenings, as well as relationships with foreign countries. The main target of this leaks is the United States of America.
Wikileaks was founded in 2006.Some of the most controversial leaked information includes the extrajudicial killings in Kenya and manuals from the widely proclaimed Church of Scientology.
How does Wikileaks get support?
Where can I access Wikileaks?
Wikileaks may be accessed at this site.
There are thousands of mirrors that will provide Wikileaks server space to store its leaks. To see if there is a mirror hosted in your country, go to this site and press and hold CTRL and then press F and then search the domain name eg: .co.nz
This should enable you to see the various mirrors in your country. A word of advice is to scroll through the list. It is a rather large list and continues to grow.
Julian Assange has plans to release his memoirs in 2011; a long awaited book to see the man behind the mask.