WikiLeaks’ Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for bail-jumping – AOL News

LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy.Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious version of the offense as she gave the 47-year-old hacker a sentence close to the maximum of a year in custody.

Source: WikiLeaks’ Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for bail-jumping – AOL News

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