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Lauri Love Alleged to have Hacked U.S Agencies Wins Favorable Court Ruling

 

A so-called hacker from Britain recently received a favorable ruling from court that he wouldn't be extradited to USA.

 

Stradishall, Suffolk based Lauri Love, aged 33, was arrested five years ago during 2013 for allegedly violating the Computer Misuse Act because he apparently hacked into the systems of Federal Reserve, NASA and FBI along with other targets.

 

Two years back during September 2016, one Westminster Magistrates' Court judge passed a ruling for Love that he must get extradited to USA while after 2 months, Amber Rudd, home secretary endorsed the order, in spite of one letter that members of parliament wrote to Barack Obama earnestly asking for stalling the process.

 

When Love's extradition got cancelled the courtroom heard sounds of cheer for the decision. Actually, US authorities wanted Love's extradition in relation to computer hacking charges wherein he apparently hijacked government networks during the period October 2012-October 2013 followed with filching troves of data. News24.com posted this, February 6, 2018.

 

Lawyers on behalf of Love stated it'd be unfair as well as oppressive for deporting Love, who had a depressive ailment and Asperger's syndrome, to USA for undergoing prosecution. Lord Burnett, Chief Justice along with Justice Ouseley seemingly asserted the time was now for the CPS -that petitioned Love's extradition- to engage with U.S. officials, given the allegations' seriousness as also the harm befalling victims.

 

Love has been accused of stealing databases from several agencies of United States during 2012-13. It reminds of Gary McKinnon a fellow Asperger's patient who fought an overtly lengthy as also eventually successful campaign to stop his extradition to USA following Theresa May the then-home secretary intervening and asserting the move wouldn't match McKinnon's humanitarian rights.

 

Love's lawyers say USA has fourteen days for preparing to appeal to British Supreme Court. Heading the 'extradition' team, Kevin Kendridge stated it wasn't really possible for remarking about the probability that the appeal would work out unless the fourteen-day time span was over.

 

Meanwhile as per a spokeswoman representing Department-of-Justice, USA, the department on its part wouldn't comment except that it was in process of examining the ruling.

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