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He and his date, “Victoria,” hung out around her house for a while before she had to go to work.They may have set up the profile on a lark and forgot about it after moving on when some other social network caught their attention.They may have started dating somebody they met on that very site and just never got around to closing their account or editing their profile to indicate that they’re no longer on the market.Assange, currently facing extradition from Britain to Sweden over allegations of sexual attacks, supposedly claims he is ‘87% slut’ and brags about having ‘Asian teengirl stalkers’. It is not clear if the profile does indeed belong to Assange, who is notoriously protective of his private life, although his biographical details are correct and the last login was December 31 2006, before he achieved worldwide fame through Wikileaks. On record: Julian Assange's profile page on internet dating site OKCupid, for which he used the fictional name of a sci-fi author Harry Harrison.The 36-year-old says he seeks somebody with ‘spunk’ who is an ‘erotic non-confomist’ and ideally from a place of turmoil as ‘Western culture seems to forge women that are valueless and inane’.‘Do not write to me if you are timid. The profile appears on dating website Ok Cupid under the name Harry Harrison, a science fiction writer who wrote a series of books about a character called Stainless Steel Rat, an intergalactic criminal mastermind who used his wits to evade the law.'Harry Harrison' writes that his job is ‘directing a consuming, dangerous human rights project which is, as you might expect, male dominated’. The last post on the profile was in December 2006, the same month Assange founded Wiki Leaks Assange apparently says in the profile that his ideal woman should be ‘spirited and playful, of high intelligence, though not necessarily formally educated, have spunk, class & inner strength and be able to think strategically about the world and the people she cares about.’His perfect mate would be a ‘siren for a love affair, children and occasional criminal conspiracy’.