• The US told Ecuador to give Wikileaks 'an eviction notice,' according to intelligence officials

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    The US government quietly urged Ecuador to cut off internet access for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange , according to intelligence officials who spoke with NBC News.
    "It was a bit of an eviction notice," one senior intelligence official said.
    On Tuesday, amid a trove of new Clinton leaks and hacked emails from campaign manager John Podesta, the anti-secrecy organization alleged that Secretary of State John Kerry asked for Assange's internet to be cut off as he visited Colombia last month.
    Citing intelligence officials, NBC News reported that the US asked Ecuador to stop "allowing Assange...
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