History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published: Jun 10 2013 11:27:34 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 18 2014 09:24:22 AM EDT

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden. Take a look at Assange and other famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden. Take a look at Assange and other famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history.

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