Britain Agrees to Extradite Hacker Suspect to U.S.


Britain on Thursday approved the extradition of a computer expert accused by the United States of perpetrating the world's "biggest military hack of all time."

Gary McKinnon was arrested in June last year following charges by U.S. prosecutors that he illegally accessed 97 U.S. government computersóincluding Pentagon, army, navy and NASA systemsócausing $700,000 worth of damage. Britain Agrees to Extradite Hacker Suspect to U.S.

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