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10-Year Gary McKinnon Case To End This Year 72

Posted by Soulskill
from the right-to-a-speedy-trial dept.
judgecorp writes "The ten-year legal quagmire surrounding Gary McKinnon, who hacked into U.S. military and NASA computers in 2001 and 2002, must end this year, a British High Court Judge has ordered. McKinnon has been appealing against extradition to the U.S., and two medical experts must report in 28 days on his mental state, ruling whether he would be a suicide risk if deported. This ruling could short-circuit an extradition appeal hearing in July."
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10-Year Gary McKinnon Case To End This Year

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  • by ToddInSF (765534) on Tuesday January 31, 2012 @05:43AM (#38875115) Journal
    "I don't believe that it is a good idea to think along the lines you suggest. It means plain and simply that a person sitting in one country becomes subject to the laws of all countries."

    Until you get harmed by someone in another country, they you'd be here crying about how unfair it is that some asshat in another country can use technology to screw with you.

    I wonder if you have the same problem with the existence of the EU.

The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."