Terror law watchdog Lord Carlile joins clamour for accused hacker to be tried in UK instead of US – The Guardian

Posted February 23rd, 2009 in autism, computer crime, extradition, news by sally

“Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of anti-terror laws, has written to the home secretary to ask her to enable computer hacker Gary McKinnon to be prosecuted in the UK rather than face extradition and a jail term in the US. The intervention comes as the director of public prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, is considering whether to prosecute McKinnon, who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, under British computer misuse laws.”

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The Guardian, 23rd February 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk