UK hacker loses extradition appeal

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 1:14 AM EST

Prosecutors appear to have won their appeal to extradite UK computer hacker Gary McKinnon to the United States, where he could face trial for hacking into military computer systems.

District Judge Nicholas Evans today ruled that McKinnon should be recommended for extradition to the US, but the final decision will be made shortly by Home Secretary John Reid.

At vnunet.

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