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Lauri Love wins appeal against extradition to U.S.

British electrical engineering student Lauri Love arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice to appeal the decision to extradite him to United States on November 30, 2017 in London.

By: Kiran Paul

By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) – An autistic British man accused of hacking into U.S. government agencies won his appeal against extradition to the United States on Monday but was told he should be prosecuted in Britain instead. Lauri Love, who has Asperger’s syndrome, is accused of involvement in a series of hacks in 2012 and 2013 into computers at agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. army, the Missile Defense Agency and the Federal Reserve. Charged with multiple offences in three U.S. indictments, he had been facing a life prison sentence in…

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