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Student to be extradited to US

A UK student, accused of infringing copyright laws, will be extradited to the US.

Richard O'Dwyer allegedly earned thousands of pounds through advertising on the TVShack website before it was closed down by US authorities.

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Liberty: 'Put common sense back into law'

Richard built this website from his Sheffield bedroom and his computer server wasn't even US-based but still he faces being dragged across the Atlantic for trial.

His plight shames our extradition system and the coalition needs to honour past promises and put some compassion and common sense back into the law.

– Emma Norton, legal officer at civil rights group Liberty

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