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British ‘UFO hacker’ to be extradited to US

By Antony Savvas 06 Jul 2006

The UK government has approved the extradition of hacker Gary McKinnon to the US. Read More

US Civil Liberties Union tells UK to defend McKinnon

By Mark Ballard 28 Aug 2009

The American Civil Liberties Union has called on the UK foreign secretary to review the "lopsided" extradition treaty to prevent people like UFO hacker Gary McKinnon being "unfairly" removed from their home country... Read More

Scottish cyber anarchy and independence could trigger US invasion

By Karl Flinders 31 Oct 2013

News that the latest person to be accused of hacking systems belonging to various US government agencies has Scottish roots has sent shockwaves down the UK spine as the nation famous for whiskey ... Read More

Law Lords reject extradition appeal by hacker McKinnon

By Mark Watts 30 Jul 2008

US prosecutors have won their battle before law lords to extradite British computer "super-hacker" Gary McKinnon for breaking into the Pentagon network. The... Read More

Tories flag overhaul of U.S extradition treaty as McKinnon awaits fate

By David Binning 08 Oct 2009

The Tories have committed themselves to overhauling what they describe as Britain's lopsided extradition treaty with the US, just days before Scottish computer hacker Gary McKinnon is due to hear whether his appeal... Read More

McKinnon hacking case relies on hearsay - internal CPS document

By Mark Ballard 16 Jul 2009

Evidence supplied by the US authorities to the UK to support legal proceedings against Pentagon Hacker, Gary McKinnon, relies on hearsay and may be impossible to prove in court, according to an internal Crown ... Read More

McKinnon - fair enough?

By Stuart King 30 Jul 2008

I was less than complimentary about Gary Mckinnon on this blog a short while ago and I've not changed my opinion. For obvious reasons, I have little sympathy for hackers regardless of their ... Read More

McKinnon: my two cents worth

By Stuart King 17 Jun 2008

I can't make up my mind about Gary McKinnon. On the one hand he's portrayed by the US authorities as a serious threat to national security, on the other he sells himself as a curious but benign ... Read More

McKinnon faces extradition despite suicide risk

By Mark Ballard 31 Jul 2009

UFO hacker Gary McKinnon may be at risk of suicide if he is extradited to the US, but the risks were not great enough to keep him in the UK on humanitarian grounds, the High Court ruled today. Read More

High Court could delay McKinnon's extradition appeal

By Ian Grant 15 Jan 2009

Lawyers for self-confessed hacker Gary McKinnon will ask the High Court on Tuesday to postpone its hearing into whether Home Secretary Jacqui Smith's decision to extradite him to the US should stand. Read More