Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Julian Assange Book to Cover Founding of WikiLeaks - NYTimes.com

More involuntary transparency

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, will release an autobiography next year, having signed publishing deals that he told a British newspaper might be worth $1.7 million.

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“I don’t want to write this book, but I have to,” Mr. Assange told the newspaper, explaining that his legal costs in fighting extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning about allegations of sexual misconduct, have reached more than $300,000. “I need to defend myself and to keep WikiLeaks afloat,” he said.

Julian Assange Book to Cover Founding of WikiLeaks - NYTimes.com

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