IT world split on whether Gary McKinnon should be extradited

Graham Cluley

While we’re waiting for news on Gary McKinnon’s appeal at the House of Lords, I thought it would be interesting to review what people who work in IT (and thus, normally busy themselves with defending their networks from hackers) think a good outcome would be.

Two years ago we ran an online poll*, where 52% said that McKinnon should not be extradited, while 48% said it was correct for him to face a US court…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.