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Prime minister Gordon Brown has spoken about the Gary McKinnon extradition case for the first time, supporting the principle of repatriation of sentenced prisoners while declining to get into the specifics of the case, which remains under judicial review. During prime minister's questions on Wednesday, Gordon Brown supported the …

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It would be nice.

It would be nice if, you know, we sometimes extradited Americans over here. Oh wait, the treaty we have is one way only. Strange how Gordon doesnt seem to mind.

Like when some British troops were killed in a friendly fire incident a few years back? And it was concluded the Yanks were in the wrong?

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Gander sauce

"The UK has important obligations in that area"

So does the US, but it always ignores them!

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"The world's most dangerous hacker"?

The following article provides a bit of perspective on the claimed damage done by Gary McKinnon's activities. In the light of this, are the US prosecutors really going to persist with claiming that Gary is the "world's most dangerous hacker"?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/20/america-china-hacking-security-obama

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The world's most dangerous hacker

Only in America could someone be seen as the world's most dangerous hacker for trying default/empty passwords for administrator accounts. Why aren't they trying the world's most dangerous *administrators* who set these up instead?

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Obviously setting it up for the future

Should any past or present leaders get sentenced at the Hague for war crimes.

Meanwhile if it is a choice between Strangeways etc or the South Coast of Cuba, I think I would pick Cuba everytime.

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