Four days ago I posted "Is Freedom of Speech Being Chased Out of America?" which introduced the story of WikiLeaks and it's owner Julian Assange.

Julian fled to Sweden to avoid the possibility of having his site shut down here in America due to his publishing sensitive Pentagon documents...How did he get the docs and are they really worth all the fuss? I don't know. But, I do wonder about the efficiency of the Pentagon.

Anyway, here is an update on Julian Assange in Sweden from BBC news:

Swedish authorities have cancelled an arrest warrant issued for Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing site that recently became famous for publishing tens of thousands of secret US military documents on the war in Afghanistan.

Mr Assange has risen to prominence in recent weeks as the public face of Wikileaks.

To his fans, Julian Assange is a valiant campaigner for truth. To his critics, though, he is a publicity-seeker who has endangered lives by putting a mass of sensitive information into the public domain.

Mr Assange is described by those who have worked with him as intense, driven and highly intelligent.

He can go long stretches without eating, and focus on work with very little sleep, according to Raffi Khatchadourian, a reporter for the New Yorker magazine who spent several weeks travelling with him.

"He creates this atmosphere around him where the people who are close to him want to care for him to help keep him going. I would say that probably has something to do with his charisma," Ms Khatchadourian said.

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