Open/Close All Full Name: Julian Paul Assange Born: July 3, 1971 in Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaJulian Assange is an Australian editor, publisher and journalist. Also regarded as an activist, he has become famous as the founder of WikiLeaks, an organization that publishes secret information and news leaks from anonymous sources and whistle-blowers, such as Bradley Manning.Assange is currently living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London and has been granted political asylum in Ecuador. But is Assange genuine, or is he really working for the other side? Based on a variety of evidence, Politix is skeptical and suspects Assange is indeed working for the bad guys. His story is remarkably similar to that of Edward Snowden, another alleged whistle-blower turned international fugitive whose story is a little strange.Activists | Media | Question Marks Related Resources, Notes, Links, etc. See the Geopeda version of this article.