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After All Those Conspiracy Theories, It Was Actually Ecuador Who Locked Assange Out From The Internet

(Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

(Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

As you may or may not have heard this morning, Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks who is currently holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to hide from a rape charge in Sweden, had his internet cut. Although an internet outage is something that many of us deal with regularly, the timing for Assange was very unfortunate; he was about to release a huge batch of new leaked emails.

Not only did Wikileaks suspect foul play, they even blamed a “state party” for shutting down their connection.

Believably, Assange’s followers and diehard supporters started spouting all sorts of conspiracy theories about which country would have shut them off from the world. The United States, the United Kingdom, Israel, etc. Next on the list were Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, or thousands of other libtards who were scared of what might come from his latest leaks. After all, these were all countries and “state parties” who would have benefitted the most from locking Assange out of the world wide web.

But you know who was never named once in all that noise? Ecuador. And do you know who shut off his internet access? Ecuador. That’s right, folks, the very country that’s hosting Julian decided to cut his access to the web. From the official Wikileaks Twitter account:

“We can confirm Ecuador cut off Assange’s internet access Saturday, 5pm GMT, shortly after publication of Clinton’s Goldman Sachs speechs [sic],” the account tweeted Monday afternoon.

Obviously there’s got to be some sort of cat-and-mouse game they’re playing with Assange, because they wouldn’t just lock their house guest out of the thing he needs the most. So either Julian starts cleaning up his room and making his bed, or he might have to find a Russian embassy close by.

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