Gary McKinnon to be extradited to the US.

Just a few days ago it was made official – eccentric systems cracker Gary McKinnon, known as the UFO Hacker by the news media has lost his final appeal and will be extradited to the United States to stand trial. If convicted, McKinnon is looking at 70 years in federal prison for compromising 97 computer networks operated by the US Department of Defense in his quest to prove that UFOs exist. Federal prosecutors claim that McKinnon’s actions may have interfered with their response to the events of 9/11, though there is little to no evidence supporting their claim …

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Gary McKinnon's leave for appeal granted.

Gary McKinnon, the cracker famous for infiltrating NASA and United States military networks in search of information pertaining to UFOs was granted leave so that he could appeal his extradition to the House of Lords. McKinnon is facing multiple counts of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (18 USC 1030) as well as the USA PATRIOT Act.. if extradited to the United States, in all likelihood he's facing years at Guantanmo Bay as they try to figure out to their own satisfaction what he was up to. Knowing the state of cyber-law enforcement these days, it'll take …

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Gary McKinnon loses another battle in the fight to prevent extradition.

One Gary McKinnon, the cracker known for compromising computer networks in the United States in his search for information pertaining to UFOs has lost a significant fight in his battle to prevent extradition. McKinnon, who ran under the handle 'Solo', is known for compromising a considerable number of data systems run by the United States military in his quest for information about alien contact and reverse engineered technologies. The Appeal Court heard his case yesterday but ruled that the extradition to the US should proceed apace. The best he can do now is appeal to the House of Lords, but …

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Gary, Gary, Gary, you got some 'splainin' to do...

Gary McKinnon, who cracked US government and military networks under the alias 'Solo' in search of information on unidentified flying objects and unusual power sources will be extradited to the United States to stand trial, possibly under the USA PATRIOT Act because he infiltrated a number of sensitive data systems and networks. They're calling it the largest compromise of military systems in history (92 boxen known compromised) but somehow I doubt this because McKinnon certainly wasn't the first person to go wandering around inside their systems after breaking in - Hans "Pengo" Hubner beat him to it by fifteen years, give …

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