MP is "absolutely delighted" as student avoids extradition

A student who created a website that helped people to watch films and TV shows for free has reached an agreement to avoid extradition to the US over copyright infringement allegations.

Richard O'Dwyer from Chesterfield was facing extradition after allegedly earning thousands of pounds through advertising on the TVShack website.

He's now reached an agreement that involves travelling to the US and paying compensation, but avoiding a trial. As part of their campaign he and his mother had petitioned Leicester East MP Keith Vaz, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee.

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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.