An Icelandic computer hacker and former Julian Assange associate who flipped on the WikiLeaks founder to become an FBI informant has been jailed in Iceland for what authorities are calling a “crime spree.”
Thordarson had been a volunteer for Wikileaks from 2010 to 2011, later contacting the FBI and providing information on Assange’s activities after Wikileaks employees had come to view him as a liar. Thordarson has claimed that information he provided the United States government played a role in the criminal indictment against Assange. The Biden administration continues to seek Assange’s extradition from the United Kingdom, where he is jailed in the brutal Belmarsh Prison.
Sigurdur Thordarson has