History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:27:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 11 2013 09:41:27 AM CDT

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.

Bradley Manning
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Bradley Manning -- A U.S. Army private, he provided classified military and diplomatic material to Assange's WikiLeaks site. He was convicted of espionage charges, but acquitted of the more serious charge of aiding the enemy following a court-martial.

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