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The US Wants To Extradite British Hacker Lauri Love (Again)

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The US Wants To Extradite British Hacker Lauri Love (Again)

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This article was posted on Saturday, 17:15, UTC.

The United States and the United Kingdom are strategic allies, but when it comes to extradition of hackers, there is a bumpy history. In 2002, the US charged British citizen Gary McKinnon with hacking US military computers, but after a decade-long legal battle the British government decided not to extradite McKinnon for prosecution in the United States. This makes friends of Lauri Love, who presently faces felony hacking charges in three US states, optimistic about his future. According to authorities, Love used the following handles online: “nsh,” “peace,” “shift,” “route,” and “Smedley Butler.” The government claims that Love compromised numerous…

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P. H. Madore

P. H. Madore

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P. H. Madore lives in Arkansas with his wife and children. He has covered the cryptocurrency beat over the course of hundreds of articles for Hacked's sister site, CryptoCoinsNews, as well as some of her competitors. He is a major contributing developer to the Woodcoin project, and is currently nearing the completion of a cryptocurrency exchange in concert with the firm he primarily works for, Vermont Secure Computing Consultancy.

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