Currently seeking asylum in London, Assange has reportedly filed papers to run as the WikiLeaks Party's lead candidate in Australia.
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Wikileaks has stopped publishing confidential government files in order to focus on fund-raising after the US banks put a "financial blockade" on the organisation.
Wikileaks has released all the confidential US cables that it has accessed, making the 251,287 documents fully searchable online.
DreamWorks could be starting work on a fictionalised Wikileaks movie directed by Steven Spielberg having bought the rights to two books about the organisation and its founder, Julian Assange.
Julian Assange, the controversial creator of Wikileaks, has received a Nobel Peace Prize nomination from a member of the Norwegian government.
British Police have arrested five men today over their alleged roles in an online campaign of strategic web attacks in support of WikiLeaks.