WikiLeaks’ Facebook account won’t be shut down

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Facebook isn’t planning to shut down WikiLeaks’ account, despite a growing backlash against the controversial document-sharing website.

Over the last few days Amazon has stopped hosting WikiLeaks, MasterCard stopped accepting payments for the site, PayPal dumped it and founder Julian Assange’s bank accounts have been frozen.

Tuesday morning, Assange turned himself into police in Britain after Swedish authorities issued a warrant for his arrest. Assange is being held without bail until a hearing next week on possible extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over allegations he sexually assaulted two women.

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