British computer hacker fights extradition to U.S.

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 12:09 AM EST

A British computer enthusiast accused by the U.S. government of the world's "biggest military hack of all time" began a court fight against extradition to the United States on Tuesday. Gary Mckinnon was arrested last June following charges by U.S. prosecutors that he illegally accessed 97 government computers - including Pentagon, Army, Navy, and NASA systems.

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