Assange Granted Bail


The latest on the extradition case in London. And the twists keep coming:

3.36pm: Hang on. Swedish prosecutors plan to launch an appeal against the decision to grant Assange bail. They have two hours to do lodge an appeal. Assange will not be freed until that process is over.

Alexis Madrigal's constantly updated summary of Wikileaks and all it means is here and invaluable.

(Photo: A mask depicting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange hangs on a fence outside the City of Westminster Magistrates Court, ahead of a hearing for the Wikileaks founder, in London on December 14, 2010. Assange blasted Visa, MasterCard and PayPal Tuesday for blocking donations to his website, in a defiant statement from behind bars ahead of a fresh court appearance in London. By Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)