Hacker ‘in terror’ over extradition

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon is “unable to control the terror that consumes his every waking moment” as he fights extradition to the US, his mother said. Janis Sharp said the treatment of her son, who admits hacking into military computers but claims he was looking for evidence of UFOs, was…

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Mother of U.K. hacker in plea over US extradition bid

LONDON – The mother of a Briton who hacked into U.S. military and NASA computers Tuesday attacked “ludicrous” attempts to have him prosecuted in the United States as lawmakers urged reform of extradition laws. Janis Sharp said her son Gary McKinnon’s life had been destroyed since his arrest on suspicion…

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