Do you think Assange is a hero? I think what he is doing is the best any other human can do at this age. Why is his Wikileaks group not being invstigated then? And how come only him? Even if they catch him, Wikileaks will continue.
The guy was roaming freely in Sweden. Wikileaks was comfortably moving servers there because of the safe haven it is. Then his fame got the better of him and he ended up in a rape investigation. He escape to UK and suddenly he is hunted by the evil USA and it is not safe to return to Sweden.