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Gary McKinnon will likely be sent to the United States to stand trial for various computer crimes

A British hacker accused of breaking into secured government computers and causing more than $700,000 in computer damages lost an extradition appeal in the U.K.  Last May, McKinnon was indicted in northern Virginia and New Jersey, at the same time a British judge decided that the hacker should be extradited to face charges.  This time, two leading British judges rejected the challenge -- McKinnon now wants his case to be heard in the House of Lords, England's highest appeals court.   

McKinnon compromised around 100 computer systems, some of which were operated by the Pentagon and NASA.  The alleged intrusions took place from February 2001 to March 2002, leading to McKinnon's arrest in 2002.  He was caught because some of the software he used in the attacks was later traced back to an e-mail address his girlfriend used.

McKinnon admitted that he made the intrusions, along with saying the damage was unintentional and he was looking for evidence of UFOs. The U.S. government has spent a considerable amount of time reassuring U.K. prosecutors that McKinnon would be given a fair trial once in U.S. jurisdiction.  

If convicted, the man who carried out "the biggest military hack of all time" could face up to 70 years in prison along with fines up to $1.7 million.

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Why the govt is furious
By James6 on 4/6/2007 12:16:21 PM , Rating: 2
The govt is furious as Gary was so kind to point out references to Hangar 18 he discovered, so nicely and furiously denied by the Govt, at WPAB Dayton, OH.
Area 51 was denied, then admitted, to blur the lines betweeen truth, dis-information and misinformation.
MJ12 was denied.....
Men in Black were denied......
Hangar 18........Time will tell.

Why have references to a non-existent Hangar ??????????
What else did Gary read and is withholding ??????
One lie to cover up another, to coverup another, to cover up another, and another.

If just one of those tens of 1000's of UFO sightings / encounters is true...Just one, just one...!!!

Like Stanton Friedman said -
100 years ago - give the US Navy a Nuclear destroyer, couple of billions and an order to make two more....
Today - Give them a few UFO's, couple more billions and an order to make two more...........

"I f***ing cannot play Halo 2 multiplayer. I cannot do it." -- Bungie Technical Lead Chris Butcher
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