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Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 06/15/2011

WikiLeaks auctions off lunch with Assange

(Associated Press)
You really can’t make this stuff up.

WikiLeaks, via eBay, is auctioning off lunch with founder Julian Assange. Eight people will have a chance to dine with Assange at “one of London’s finest restaurants” next month, the site says. Later, they’ll get a chance to attend a speaking event with Assange.

As of this writing, the going rate for a seat at the table is roughly 600 euros.

WikiLeaks describes itself as a nonprofit organization, and the lunch is being billed as a fundraiser.

Critics have long noted that the group’s finances are, ironically, secret.

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