It’s hard to imagine a more bizarre trio, but Terry Waite has lined himself up with Sting and London’s gaffe-prone mayor Boris Johnson by coming out in support of Gary McKinnon, the British hacker facing extradition to the United States.
According to media reports, the former Beirut hostage has called on the American authorities to drop their attempts to prosecute McKinnon, who has become a famous figure in the IT world after he admitted breaking into sensitive US military networks.
According to Waite, who now campaigns for human rights, the US military should thank McKinnon for exposing its weak computer security. Referring to McKinnon’s…
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