TV Shack Pirate Avoids US Extradition With Compensation Deal

Richard O'Dwyer, one of the high-profile tech extradition cases the UK legal system has struggled to handle of late, has avoided US legal proceedings and the threat of jail time thanks to arranging a deal to visit the US voluntarily and pay a token amount of compensation. Read More >>

McKinnon's Extradition to the US Over Hacking Has Finally Been Blocked

Theresa May, Home Secretary, has announced that she's going to block America's attempts to extradite the British hacker, Gary McKinnon, over charges of hacking into US military computers 10 years ago, in what was called the "biggest military computer hack of all time". Read More >>

Assange Still in Line to be Booted Out of the UK, as Supreme Court Rejects Appeal

It's been a while since we last heard anything of the loose-lipped, silver-haired distributor of the world's secrets, as he's been embroiled in one final battle to avoid being extradited to Sweden to face sexual harassment charges. He's just lost that case. Read More >>

TVShack Founder Gets to See the New Series of Mad Men Before Us, as He's Extradited to USA

The case of Richard O'Dwyer, the 23-year-old founder of file-sharing site TVShack, is about to be transferred to the US, with Home Secretary Theresa May confirming plans to extradite him over copyright breaches. Read More >>

TVShack Lands British Student Extradition To the US Over Piracy Charges

Richard O’Dwyer, a 23-year-old Sheffield Hallam student, has lost his case against extradition to the US over copyright infringement. The enterprising British founder of TVShack apparently earned some £150,000 in advertising revenue from the site, which linked to pirated episodes of TV shows available online. Read More >>


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