Cookham's MP blocks extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon

Bucks Free Press: Gary McKinnon Gary McKinnon

THE extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon to the USA has been blocked today by Home Secretary Theresa May.

Mrs May, MP for Cookham and Bisham, on the Bucks border, has said there was no doubt Mr McKinnon is 'seriously ill'.

The 46-year-old has been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome.

As a result Mrs May said the extradition warrant against him should be withdrawn.

Mr McKinnon could have faced 60 years in jail if convicted in the US and the legal fight has been going on for the past decade.

He has said the reason he accessed the NASA and Pentagon computers was to search for evidence of the Government's knowledge on UFOs and aliens.

Chesham and Amersham MP Cheryl Gillan has campaigned for change on autism and brought about new laws as a result of her work in 2009.

She said on Twitter this afternoon: "Great news from home secretary quashing extradition order on Gary McKinnon.

"Have asked Home Sec to review treatment of people with autism in the criminal justice system."

 

 

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2:58pm Tue 16 Oct 12

Dr Truth says...

Why do you persist in publishing stories just because the MP involved happens to represent a local constituency? Same for "Wycombe educated" Chris Grayling. If I want to read up about the McKinnon case, Hillsborough, etc. etc. I'll go to a national press outlet.

I would cynically suggest it's because it's easy/lazy journalism and avoids the need to go out there and find actual local stories that are newsworthy.
Why do you persist in publishing stories just because the MP involved happens to represent a local constituency? Same for "Wycombe educated" Chris Grayling. If I want to read up about the McKinnon case, Hillsborough, etc. etc. I'll go to a national press outlet. I would cynically suggest it's because it's easy/lazy journalism and avoids the need to go out there and find actual local stories that are newsworthy. Dr Truth
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3:46pm Tue 16 Oct 12

tigeran says...

Right or wrong, had this NOT been blocked I wonder if this man would have had the multitude of legal and financial help given him by the state the same as that foul pig of a man Abu Hamza? Amazing how a man who openly wants to murder people from the very country that saved him and his foul litter of a family from the inevitable poverty they would have endured in his own country, managed to fight for 8 years and almost defeats the system due to his 'human rights' yet Christopher Tappin who was doing nothing more than trying o run a business gets extradited almost immediatley!! This country looks after all the wrong people.
Right or wrong, had this NOT been blocked I wonder if this man would have had the multitude of legal and financial help given him by the state the same as that foul pig of a man Abu Hamza? Amazing how a man who openly wants to murder people from the very country that saved him and his foul litter of a family from the inevitable poverty they would have endured in his own country, managed to fight for 8 years and almost defeats the system due to his 'human rights' yet Christopher Tappin who was doing nothing more than trying o run a business gets extradited almost immediatley!! This country looks after all the wrong people. tigeran
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4:01pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

It's the least Ms May could have done bearing in mind how easy it is to extradite Britons to the US in comparison with extraditing Americans to this country.
It's the least Ms May could have done bearing in mind how easy it is to extradite Britons to the US in comparison with extraditing Americans to this country. ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:05pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

I won't name him but I can think of an evil blogger I'd like to see extradited - preferably on a very serious charge to a country where they have the death penalty for non-violent crimes like ... ooh ... I don't know ... malicious blogging or offences against commonsense.
I won't name him but I can think of an evil blogger I'd like to see extradited - preferably on a very serious charge to a country where they have the death penalty for non-violent crimes like ... ooh ... I don't know ... malicious blogging or offences against commonsense. ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:07pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it. ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:19pm Tue 16 Oct 12

tigeran says...

ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
[quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then! tigeran
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4:25pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
[quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL). ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:34pm Tue 16 Oct 12

tigeran says...

ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
[quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish! tigeran
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4:35pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
Well - like I said he IS very evil!
[quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]Well - like I said he IS very evil! ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:36pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
That's brilliant - TIGERAN says: 'Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!'
[quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]That's brilliant - TIGERAN says: 'Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!' ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:37pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
Sorry Tigeran!
[quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]Sorry Tigeran! ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:39pm Tue 16 Oct 12

FH Leveller says...

ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
Sorry Tigeran!
I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately…
[quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]Sorry Tigeran![/p][/quote]I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately… FH Leveller
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4:41pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
Sorry Tigeran!
(Like I say he IS very evil and I suppose I got carried away.)
[quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]Sorry Tigeran![/p][/quote](Like I say he IS very evil and I suppose I got carried away.) ImpeturbableLawrence
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4:42pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

FH Leveller wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
Sorry Tigeran!
I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately…
They seem to have gone to a hell of a lot of trouble in that case.
[quote][p][bold]FH Leveller[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]Sorry Tigeran![/p][/quote]I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately…[/p][/quote]They seem to have gone to a hell of a lot of trouble in that case. ImpeturbableLawrence
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6:00pm Tue 16 Oct 12

FH Leveller says...

ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
FH Leveller wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
Sorry Tigeran!
I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately…
They seem to have gone to a hell of a lot of trouble in that case.
You're not talking about Tigeran then?

Sorry.
[quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FH Leveller[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]Sorry Tigeran![/p][/quote]I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately…[/p][/quote]They seem to have gone to a hell of a lot of trouble in that case.[/p][/quote]You're not talking about Tigeran then? Sorry. FH Leveller
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9:06pm Tue 16 Oct 12

ImpeturbableLawrence says...

FH Leveller wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
FH Leveller wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
tigeran wrote:
ImpeturbableLawrence wrote:
I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.
Well shut up then!
Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).
Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish!
Sorry Tigeran!
I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately…
They seem to have gone to a hell of a lot of trouble in that case.
You're not talking about Tigeran then?

Sorry.
Don't understand - Tigeran is not the Blogger of Evil if that's what you mean.
[quote][p][bold]FH Leveller[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FH Leveller[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tigeran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ImpeturbableLawrence[/bold] wrote: I won't name him but this blogger is EVIL - very evil ... but I won't go on about it.[/p][/quote]Well shut up then![/p][/quote]Oh all right then (but he IS VERY EVIL).[/p][/quote]Blah blah blah blah. Usual rubbish![/p][/quote]Sorry Tigeran![/p][/quote]I doubt the Americans would want him Unfortunately…[/p][/quote]They seem to have gone to a hell of a lot of trouble in that case.[/p][/quote]You're not talking about Tigeran then? Sorry.[/p][/quote]Don't understand - Tigeran is not the Blogger of Evil if that's what you mean. ImpeturbableLawrence
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