Accused British Hacker Loses Extradition Appeal

The man accused by the U.S. government of accessing more than 73,000 U.S. military machines has lost his second appeal to the British Home Office against extradition. Gary McKinnon's recent diagnosis of having Asperger's syndrome, a condition on the autistic spectrum, had not changed Home Secretary Jacqui Smith's decision that the self-confessed NASA hacker be extradited, McKinnon attorney Karen Todner said.

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