Collection includes items like a bag of coffee from prison, a laptop and a photograph of the site’s founder Assange.
The Wikileaks website, which specializes in leaking classified documents, put up for sale a set of objects associated with its founder Assange, in an attempt to raise funds for its operation.
Among the items being auctioned on eBay are a bag of coffee Assange prison where he was held to bail in London in December 2010, which has a starting price of $ 315 (£ 538), and a laptop used to prepare the U.S. diplomatic documents leaked to the media last year, with bids exceeding $ 6,000 (U.S. $ 10 000).
According to information posted on Twitter by the company, ‘with this exclusive auction item, you get all the files leaked by Wikileaks, and Wikileaks and the computer passwords’.
A picture ‘exclusive’ Assange a starting price of $ 947 (U.S. $ 1,617) is also for sale and had the words: ‘Julian A. Ellingham Hall, July 10, 2011 under house arrest two days before appearing before the high court for his appeal on the day of his 40th birthday. “
Wikileaks has suffered financial problems after losing their main sources of money.
The site has been criticized by several governments after disclose confidential diplomatic information the United States, which, critics say, could endanger some of the people cited as sources.
Assange and other problems between the founders of the site due to his leadership style also hurt the company, while he continues trying to avoid extradition to Sweden where he faces charges of sexual offenses against two women.
Assange says the allegations are true and which are part of a plot against him politically motivated.