Lords to hear 'hacker' appeal

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 11:36 AM EST

Gary McKinnon, the man accused of hacking into Pentagon and Nasa computers from a flat in north London, heard yesterday that he had won the right to have his case against extradition to the US heard by the House of Lords.

The agreement by the law lords to listen to arguments that the US authorities acted in an "oppressive" and "arbitrary" manner is the first step in what Mr McKinnon and his legal team hope will be an end to extradition proceedings which began in 2004.

At the Guardian.

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