GARY McKINNON felt he had become a "dead person" during his 10-year battle against extradition to America for computer hacking but now believes he has the chance to lead a normal life again, his tearful mother Janis Sharp said.
GARY McKINNON felt he had become a \"dead person\" during his 10-year battle against extradition to America for computer hacking but now believes he has the chance to lead a normal life again, his tearful mother Janis Sharp said.
RELIEF: A tearful Janis Sharp tells of her joy after the extradition order against her son Gary McKinnon -- who was accused of hacking into US Navy computers -- was withdrawn yesterday. Main picture: EPA
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MICHAEL SETTLE UK POLITICAL EDITOR
Ms Sharp explained how her 46-year-old son reacted to the landmark decision by Theresa May, in which the Home Secretary did something her three Labour predecessors had failed to do – defy the US authorities and stop an extradition, using the Human Rights Act.
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