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Title    Julian Assange has His Internet Access Cut Off by Ecuador
Date    Thursday March 29 2018, @07:26AM
Author    martyb
Topic   
from the who-ya-gonna-call? dept.
https://soylentnews.org/politics/article.pl?sid=18/03/29/0126215

takyon writes:

Ecuador cuts off Julian Assange's internet access at London embassy

The government of Ecuador has confirmed that it has cut off internet access in its embassy in London to Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, saying that he was putting the country's international relations at risk.

In a statement released on Wednesday, Ecuador said that the step had been taken because Assange had failed to abide by an agreement not to interfere in the South American country's relations with other states.

"The government of Ecuador warns that Assange's behaviour, through his messages on social networks, put at risk the country's good relations with the United Kingdom, the other states of the European Union, and other nations," the statement said.

[...] Ecuador temporarily cut Assange's internet connection in 2016, over fears that he was using it to interfere in the US presidential election, but it was later restored.

Also at the Miami Herald and teleSUR.


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Links

  1. "takyon" - https://soylentnews.org/~takyon/
  2. "Ecuador cuts off Julian Assange's internet access at London embassy" - https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/mar/28/julian-assange-internet-connection-ecuador-embassy-cut-off-wikileaks
  3. "temporarily cut Assange's internet connection" - https://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/oct/19/wikileaks-ecuador-julian-assange-internet-access
  4. "Miami Herald" - http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article207145834.html
  5. "teleSUR" - https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Ecuador-Suspends-Assanges-Communication-Access-at-UK-Embassy-20180328-0018.html
  6. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=25632

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