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Should accused hacker be extradited?
The European Court of Human Rights said Gary McKinnon should not be extradited until it has had time to consider his complaint that that he could face inhumane prison conditions if convicted in the U.S.
Britain’s highest court last month turned down his appeal against extradition.
He says he is just a computer nerd who wanted to find out whether aliens really existed and became obsessed with trawling large military networks for proof. The Americans say he caused havoc.
Do you think he should be extradited?