A billboard with the spectre of Julian Assange looms over the intersection of Highland Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood. The sign, supportive of WikiLeaks, says "WikiLeaks: Giving Us The Truth When Everyone Else Refuses To."
The WikiLeaks billboard is the work of "Nick J." and the 196 supporters of his cause on EpicStep.com, a social fundraising site that specializes in billboard campaigns. Almost all aspects of the billboard were crowdsourced; Nick J. solicited suggestions for the message and graphics, and afterward invited users to decide among three proposed billboard