From: Alfred Lehmberg <alienview.nul> Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:53:07 +0000 Archived: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 11:02:26 -0400 Subject: Re: UK Blocks 'UFO-hacker' McKinnon Extradition To >Source: RT.Com >http://tinyurl.com/9j2ku6v >16 October, 2012 >UK Blocks 'UFO-hacker' McKinnon Extradition To US >Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that Gary McKinnon, who >was accused of hacking into the Pentagon's computer network, >will not be extradited to the US. The move is due to the risk of >McKinnon ending his own life. >The home secretary said that there is no doubt McKinnon is >seriously ill, that she carefully examined the medical evidence >and took legal advice, concluding that his extradition would >pose such a high risk that he would end his life, which >restricts his human rights. >McKinnon, 46, suffers from Asperger's syndrome. If convicted in >the US, he could face up to 60 years in jail. >The case of McKinnon has become the first time the British >government has refused to extradite someone across the Atlantic >since the existing UK-USA extradition treaty came into force in >January 2004, The Independent reports. >[More at site... thanks to Greg Boone for the lead] "Free at last! Free at last! Thank GOD almighty! Free at last!" alienview.nul www.AlienView.net AVG Blog -- http://alienviewgroup.blogspot.com/ U F O M a g a z i n e -- www.ufomag.com Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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