US 'disappointed' over McKinnon

The US has said they are "disappointed" after the Home Secretary Theresa May blocked their request on human rights grounds to extradite computer hacker Gary McKinnon so he can stand trial. She described it as a "difficult and exceptional case".

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US Justice Dept is 'disappointed' over McKinnon case

The US Department of Justice said the United States "is disappointed by the UK Home Secretary's decision not to extradite Gary McKinnon, particularly given the past decisions of the UK courts and prior home secretaries that he should face trial in the United States".

"We note that the Home Secretary has described this case as exceptional and, thus, this decision does not set a precedent for future cases," a spokesperson added.

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