weeks - 1:37 pm on Dec 21, 2010 (gmt 0)
Assange was a hacker. Not sure but I thought most people aren't very fond of hackers.
It's a common and reasonable assumption that Time's Person of the Year is an honor for useful and good works. It's not. The title goes to the person the editors say was most annoying during the year. (Oh, OK,... it goes to the person with the biggest social or news impact, for good or for bad, during the year.)