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Assange: dangerous cyber anarchist or defender of justice?

International man of mystery Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, was at City University last night. He was taking part in a debate put on by Index on Censorship and the university’s department of journalism. The proposition: “Too much information? Security and censorship in the age of Wikileaks” was in fact a two-hander: Assange on one side and the Times columnist David Aaronovitch on the other, with broadcaster and Index’s chair Jonathan Dimbleby in the middle, ready with his crutches…

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