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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 03:45 PM

Prosecutors: McKinnon to face no UK charges over U.S. hacking

Source: CNN

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon will face no charges in the United Kingdom over what the U.S. government says is the biggest military computer hacking of all time, British prosecutors said Friday.

The Crown Prosecution Service announcement follows a decision two months ago by Home Secretary Theresa May to block his extradition to the United States to face trial on health grounds.

She said then that UK prosecutors must decide if a new criminal case should be opened in England.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/14/world/europe/uk-us-hacker/index.html

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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 03:57 PM

1. To this day I wonder. What did he see? Was it real? Codespeak?


Are we trying to get him out of principle - the hacking of systems relevant to national security (so they say)

OR

did he really hit the jackpot?

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