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The court was told, the Australians, 48, was databases to be guilty of the "simple" crime for hacking and publishing of the US military.
He says it is politically motivated.
Mr Assange's lawyers say he could be in prison up to 175 years, if found guilty, one of The World 's largest data breach, but James Lewis QC, for the US, described this as "exaggeration".
But Mr Lewis told the court, Assange is not published prior to 18 fees for the publication of "embarrassing" information was preferred.
Mr. Lewis said that the majority of the costs relate to "simple criminal" activity, which he described as a "conspiracy to steal and hack" the defense computer system together with the former U.S. army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning .
"these are ordinary criminal charges, and any person, journalist or source of the hacks, or attempted unauthorised access to a secure system or aids, and others by inciting to do so is guilty of computer abuse," Mr Lewis said.
"reporting or journalism is no excuse for crime and / or a license to break the ordinary criminal law. "
He said that the dissemination of certain classified information, unredacted put dissidents in Afghanistan and Iraq at "risk of serious harm to, torture or even death".
The U.S. identified hundreds of "endangered and potentially endangered people's" around The World , he said, and made efforts to warn you.
Mr Lewis said: "we are aware of the sources, their redacted names and other identifying information included classified documents published by Wikileaks , which later disappeared, although the US can't prove at this point that her disappearance was outed is the result of Wikileaks . "Julian Assange 's brother and Father Gabriel and John Shipton - arrival at court-protesters gather in front of The Gates of the Woolwich Crown Court for the start of the hearing, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood was among Assange supporters
Mr Assange appeared in court on Monday, speaking only to confirm his name and date of birth.
Some of his followers gathered outside the court chanting "free, free Julian Assange " and wear Assange masks.
The extradition hearing is postponed at the end of This Week of legal argument and continue with three weeks of evidence is expected to be on 18. May.
Mr Assange has been in Belmarsh prison since last September, after a judge said there were "significant reasons" for the adoption, he was deprived of the dignity of the hearing.
He was jailed for 50 weeks in may 2019 for the breach of his bail conditions after walking in a hideout in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for nearly seven years.