Extradition appeal hearing starts for UK hacker

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 12:27 AM EST

Lawyers for a British computer hacker started an appeal in London High Court Tuesday to block their client's extradition to the U.S.

Gary McKinnon, of London, is accused of deleting data and illegally accessing information on 97 U.S. military and NASA computers between February 2001 and March 2002. He's been charged in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

At Computerworld.

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