Julian Assange case may have serious implications for journalists

Some consider Julian Assange a traitor, while others support him as a hero for his aid to government corruption whistleblowers worldwide. His years-long hiding out in an Ecuadorian embassy and then the UK to evade extradition to the U.S. for exposing CIA and military secrets could be justice or a blow to the free press, depending on your point of view. The U.S. would like to lock him up for 175 years. It's one of the most controversial cases of our time and very important to journalism with possible far reaching implications. There have been crowds outside wherever he's been staying and politicians on TV asking for him to be killed. He's an Australian hacker who built Wikileaks 10 years ago. He's known for breaking into computers which he wasn’t supposed to have access to and getting
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