Britain Agrees to Extradite Hacker Suspect to U.S.
Britain on Thursday approved the extradition of a computer expert [Gary McKinnon] accused by the United States of perpetrating the world's "biggest military hack of all time." McKinnon is accused of breaking in to several US Government computer systems, including: the US Army, US Navy, the Pentagon and NASA. If convicted, McKinnon could be sentenced to 70 years in prison. After hearing the ruling, McKinnon was quoted as saying he felt let down by the British government.