Julian Assange is writing a “major” new book, in which the Wikileaks founder details his vision for the “future of the internet” as well as his encounter in 2011 with Google chairman Eric Schmidt – a meeting which his publisher described as “an historic dialogue” between “the North and South poles of the internet”.

The book, When Google Met WikiLeaks, will be published in September this year, announced publisher OR Books this morning. It will recount how, in June 2011 when Assange was living under house arrest at Ellingham Hall in Norfolk, Schmidt and “an entourage of US State Department alumni including a top former adviser to Hillary Clinton” visited for several hours and “locked horns” with the Wikileaks founder.

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