WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Has Been Arrested At The Ecuadorian Embassy

William James

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been taken into custody by British police.

via the New York Times:

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who released reams of secret documents that embarrassed the United States government, was arrested by the British police on Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had lived since 2012, after Ecuador withdrew the asylum it had granted him.

The Metropolitan Police said that Mr. Assange had been detained partly in connection with an extradition warrant filed by the authorities in the United States, where he could face of a charge of computer hacking, according to an American official, if he is extradited.

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