The self-confessed hacker will not now face legal action in the UK following a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service, but the US extradition warrant remains open.
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Home secretary Theresa May has withdrawn the extradition order for Gary McKinnon, wanted in the US on charges of hacking into NASA and military systems, on human rights grounds.
After a 10-year legal battle, home secretary Theresa May will reveal whether the UK will send Gary McKinnon to the US to face court charges over hacking NASA and military computers.
NASA hacker Gary McKinnon has been given two weeks to agree to a further psychiatric assessment, a measure requested by the home secretary to help her decide on his extradition case
The British government must push for the 'unbalanced' extradition treaty to be amended, given the growing public unease over the cases of NASA hacker Gary McKinnon and others, a parliamentary committee has urged
UK prime minister David Cameron has raised the subject of the extradition treaty between the UK and the US in discussions with President Obama.The treaty, which has a bearing on cases such as that of self-confessed Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon, is said by its detractors to be imbalanced in favour of the US.
The decision whether or not to extradite Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon to the US rests with the British legal system, US president Barack Obama has said.Obama, who was on a state visit to the UK, said on Wednesday that the US would not push for McKinnon's extradition while the legal process was ongoing.
Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon's legal team has called on US president Barack Obama to discuss McKinnon's extradition case during the president's UK visit.Obama began a three-day state visit to the UK on Tuesday.
Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon is undergoing 'psychological torture' over an impasse surrounding extradition proceedings to the US, according to an Ulster Unionist peer.Lord Maginnis of Drumglass introduced a debate in the House of Lords on Wednesday around the predicament of McKinnon, who is currently caught in legal limbo while his lawyers and the Home Office discuss a medical evaluation.
Gary McKinnon's supporters are looking to the deputy prime minister to break a deadlock in the extradition case, as the Nasa hacker deals with a loss of funding for his psychiatric care
The hacker who broke into military security systems looking for evidence of alien life is still awaiting the allocation of an Asperger's syndrome expert in a bid to avoid extradition to the US
Self-confessed Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon should be tried via video link to the US to mitigate the possible health effects of extradition, according to former home secretary David Blunkett
Home secretary Theresa May has paused the legal proceedings surrounding Gary McKinnon's extradition so she can consider the issues in the case
The Conservatives have expressed support for Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon, but have declined to unequivocably say they will halt his extradition should they be elected to power.In a statement sent to ZDNet UK on Friday, the Tories said that there was an argument for McKinnon, who has Asperger's syndrome, to be tried in the UK.
The date has been set for a judicial review of Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon's extradition case.On Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 May the administrative court at the Royal Courts of Justice will review whether Home Secretary Alan Johnson was right in law to allow the extradition of Gary McKinnon to go ahead, despite new evidence having been presented of his psychiatric condition.
Gary McKinnon's extradition to the US to face hacking charges is set to move forward, after home secretary Alan Johnson said he will not intervene.McKinnon's supporters had asked the minister to halt the extradition on the grounds that it would be a breach of McKinnon's human rights.
Campaigners against the extradition of Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon have garnered more support at the Labour Party conference in Brighton.McKinnon's mother Janis Sharp told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that MP Keith Vaz had agreed to write to American civil liberties campaigner Jessie Jackson outlining McKinnon's case.
A cross-party group of MPs will seek a meeting with the US ambassador to request a halt to the extradition of Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon
A delegation of cross-party MPs is putting pressure on Alan Johnson to block the extradition of the Nasa hacker to the US, insisting the home secretary has the power to do so
Organisations including the Conservative Party and Liberty have criticised the UK-US extradition treaty following a high court decision regarding Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon
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