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Hacker's mother to stand against Jack Straw

Hacker's mother to stand against Jack Straw

By 12 April 2010

Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon's mother, Janis Sharp, has announced that she's going to be standing as an independent candidate in the forthcoming general election, opposing Justice Minister Jack Straw who supported the extradition of her son to the USA.... >>

McKinnon extradition appeal denied

McKinnon extradition appeal denied

By 31 July 2009

UFOlogist and hacker Gary McKinnon has failed in his attempts to avoid being extradited to the USA to face charges of hacking into Pentagon computers, which carries a potential sentence of 60 years. McKinnon's appeal asked Keir Starmer, the director of... >>

Hacker Gary McKinnon becomes pop star

Hacker Gary McKinnon becomes pop star

By 5 November 2008

Gary McKinnon, the British hacker, has been gaining support from politicians for his fight against extradition to the US, but the UFO obsessive has also won fans amonst MySpacers. McKinnon has managed to storm the MySpace charts with a tune of his own... >>

UK politicians rally behind hacker

UK politicians rally behind hacker

By 4 November 2008

The British hacker who is facing extradition to the US over allegations that he hacked American military computers has finally got a glimmer of hope. Gary McKinnon has lost appeals in both the British and EU courts over what he fears could be a lifetime... >>

Clock's ticking for hacker McKinnon

Clock's ticking for hacker McKinnon

By 15 October 2008

The legal options left for British-born hacker Gary McKinnon seem to be running out. McKinnon has been fighting extradiction to the US where he is accused of hacking into 97 NASA and military machines - and even of breaking the system - an accusation... >>

British hacker gets two weeks stay on extradiction

British hacker gets two weeks stay on extradiction

By 13 August 2008

He has lost his appeal in the House of Lords, but British hacker Gary McKinnon, accused of breaking into US military and NASA computers, has now won a fortnight's "Interim Relief" from the European Court of Human Rights. Glasgow-born McKinnon opted to... >>

Hacker vows to fight on in extradition battle

Hacker vows to fight on in extradition battle

By 31 July 2008

Gary McKinnon, the hacker facing extradition to the United States on charges of breaking into military and NASA computers, has vowed to fight on. McKinnon told the BBC that he was obviously disappointed with the House of Lords decision to reject his appeal... >>


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