Thirteen people who took part in hacktivist group Anonymous' protest against Paypal and other companies in 2010 plead guilty.
Currently seeking asylum in London, Assange has reportedly filed papers to run as the WikiLeaks Party's lead candidate in Australia.
A British student attacked the PayPal website, in a hack which cost the site millions, a court has heard.
Wikileaks has announced that it has released its biggest load of files so far, all pertaining to the Syrian government.
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At a press conference in London today, Julian Assange announced that a spin-off version of Wikileaks has been created to publish documents which refer to surveillance and privacy violations around the world.
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.