Student facing extradition takes fight to Parliament

A student from Chesterfield who is challenging an extradition order to the United States where he is facing copyright charges has taken his fight to parliament. Richard O'Dwyer set up a website which offered links to pirated movies and tv programmes.

Today he met the MP Keith Vaz who chairs the Home Affairs Committee which has raised concerns about the extradition process.

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O'Dwyer Avoids US Extradition

Richard O'Dwyer has reached an agreement to avoid extradition to the US over copyright infringement allegations. O'Dwyer allegedly earned thousands of pounds through advertising on the TVShack website before it was closed down by US authorities.