Gary McKinnon won't be charged in the UK, it was announced today, ending a 10-year legal battle.
Attempts to prevent the extradition of UK hacker Gary McKinnon have suffered another set back, with a judge deeming there to be no bias in the extradition of British criminal subjects.
Hacker and Asperger's sufferer Gary McKinnon has lost his final appeal to the UK Government to halt his extradition to face trial in the US.
After a long and protracted battle to be tried in the UK, Gary McKinnon has been told by the Supreme Court that his appeal has been turned down.
ExclusiveA poll of 550 IT professionals reveals seven out of ten DISAGREE with the British High Court's decision that the hacker should be be extradited to the US.
Gary McKinnon, the UK hacker who hacked into Nasa's computer system, has been told that his sentence is up for an application of judicial review 14 July.
OpinionTwo things make the McKinnon case compelling. The first is that according to expert medical opinion, he is not mentally competent; the second is that the Obama administration is keen to convict a high-profile "hacker" to help market its new cybersecurity agenda.
Gary McKinnon has lost his latest fight against extradition to the US, making it likely that he will be tried in America for hacking into the country's military system.