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This article about private firms severing their connections to WikiLeaks incorrectly said that the anti-secrecy group had issued the following message on Twitter: "The first serious infowar is now engaged. The field of battle is WikiLeaks. You are the troops." The message was used by WikiLeaks on its Twitter feed but was from John Perry Barlow, a co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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U.S. domain name service boots WikiLeaks after series of attacks on site

The whereabouts of WikiLeaks' founder, Julian Assange, remain unknown. On Friday, speculation grew that he is lying low somewhere in Britain after police there requested additional information from Swedish authorities seeking his arrest.

The Swedish prosecutor's office said Britain was the only country to ask for more information in connection with the European "red notice" for Assange's detention issued this week.

The warrant for Assange's detention stems from allegations by two women that he sexually assaulted them during a visit to Sweden in August. Assange has denied the accusations and says they are part of a smear campaign against him. He has not been charged with any crime and is wanted by Swedish detectives only for questioning. After interrogation, the prosecutor would decide whether to charge him.

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Cody reported from Paris.

Special correspondent Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi in London contributed to this report.


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