7.06.2009

Is anything being done about Gary McKinnon?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1197182/Betrayal-naive-hacker-Why-MPs-doing-help-Aspergers-victim-Gary.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/01247/gary-mckinnon_1247262c.jpg
With absurd ease, Asperger's victim Gary McKinnon hacked into NASA and Pentagon computers in a bid to prove the existence of alien life. So why is the U.S. using all its might to extradite him to face 60 years in jail? And more pertinently, why are british politicians doing nothing to help him?
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'It is important to be clear that, under the terms of the Extradition Act 2003, the Home Secretary must order extradition unless certain limited conditions are met.
'The courts have already said that those conditions are not met in Mr McKinnon's case; and his attempts to defeat the U.S. request have since been dismissed by the High Court, the House of Lords and the European Court of Human Rights.'
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