UK hacker's extradition to US blocked

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PostTue Oct 16, 2012 11:46 pm » by Willease

Published on Oct 16, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish

The UK has blocked the extradition of a British computer hacker to the United States, ending his decade-long campaign to avoid trial there over allegations he broke into sensitive military and NASA computer networks. Theresa May, Britain's interior minister, told the House of Commons on Tuesday that she had refused the US request to send Gary McKinnon, 46, to face charges over his actions between 2001 and 2002.

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