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Student Avoids US Extradition

A student from Derbyshire has paid US authorities £20,000 to avoid being extradtied to the US accused of illegally setting up a film sharing website.

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Richard O'Dwyer's mother speaks of her relief of a deal with the US

The mother of a student who was facing extradition to America over breaking copyright laws has spoken of her relief that a deal has been struck with the US.

Richard O'Dwyer had created a website that authorities said linked to pirated films and TV programmes. Although he has paid a fine and agreed not to break any further laws to end the case, his mother Julia says he maintains he did nothing wrong.

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