Oct 092009
 
 October 9, 2009  Court, Non-U.S.

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon has been refused permission to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against his extradition to the US.

The High Court ruled the case was not of “general public importance” to go to the UK’s highest court.

Glasgow-born Mr McKinnon, 43, of Wood Green, London, is accused of breaking into the US’s military computer system.

Read more on The BBC. Guardian also provides coverage.

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