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Gary McKinnon is currently fighting extradition to the United States

The attorney for Briton Gary McKinnon, the biggest US military hacker ever, has said that McKinnon is afraid he will be prosecuted under US anti-terror laws -- which the attorney says could send him to Guantanamo Bay.  McKinnon allegedly broke into 97 government computers to try and find evidence the US government knows about UFOs but has been concealing information about extraterrestrial life.  His illegal activities allegedly caused around $700,000 of damage.  He hacked into the government computers in 14 different states, including U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, NASA and Pentagon systems.  

A UK judge previously asked the US government for some sort of reassurance that McKinnon would be charged in federal court and not under any anti-terror laws.  District Judge Nicholas Evans will announce the decision whether or not McKinnon will be extradited on May 10.  If McKinnon is extradited, unless he has an agreement made with the federal government, anti-terror charges could be filed.

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By Decaydence on 4/15/2006 12:45:15 AM , Rating: 2
peternelson, you better watch yourself. You are obviously getting WAY too close to the truth here. To make things worse for you, you have chosen to use your real name in these posts. I have a feeling that you may soon be eye to eye with a couple of aliens in Guantanamo if you continue to break through the walls of deception in this case. You have a keen eye for reading between the lines, perhaps TOO keen.

RE: ?
By peternelson on 4/15/2006 2:29:31 AM , Rating: 2

Better watch what I say, you never know what the secret services have made up about you ;-)

But don't worry, my alien friends will come and rescue me.

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