Guy owns a site that the USG doesn't like. Bang a few weeks after exposing USG ineptitude in Iraq and he's charged with a major crime.
I'm no conspiracy guy, but this is suspicious.
Now it'll be 'you can't trust wikileaks. Its founder is an accused rapist!'
CNN Playing right along has images of the guy leering. And it's a Saturday news story so it'll get just enough attention for people to catalog it in their heads but not do any real investigation of the story.
Or maybe I've seen to many movies.