Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy, London (August 2014)
|Born||Julian Paul Assange
3 July 1971
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
|Residence||Embassy of Ecuador, London, United Kingdom|
|Alma mater||Central Queensland University
University of Melbourne
|Occupation||Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks|
|Home town||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
Julian Paul Assange (born 3 July 1971) is an Australian-Ecuadorian computer programmer, publisher and journalist. He spokesman and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, which is a website that posts news leaks. He started the website in 2006. He was born in Townsville, Queensland. He also made a program called Rubberhose to hide secret information in a specific way that protects against torture.
On 11 January 2018, it was announced that Assange had held Ecuadorian citizenship since 12 December 2017.
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- "Ecuador grants WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange citizenship". The Independent. 2018-01-11. Retrieved 2018-01-11.