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US Extradition rights (was Re: Spamhaus Exposed)

  • From: Joshua Brady
  • Date: Thu Mar 18 10:07:06 2004


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Howe" <DaveHowe@gmx.co.uk>
To: "Email List: nanog" <nanog@nanog.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2004 9:53 AM
Subject: Re: Spamhaus Exposed


>
> up@3.am wrote:
> > So, the US gov't is "Satan" going after "innocent" hackers in Wales?
> No, but the US government is apparently now allowed to arrest and
> extradite a child from the UK without having to show a judge good cause -
> which is *not* true in reverse, or for any other country.  Up until
> recently, the US authorities would have had to make a case for extradition
> and/or arrest to a UK judge before the local plod would even be informed
> that there was an interest in the kid....
> Yes, its a worrying development. No, it isn't particularly evil (just more
> evidence the american government thinks their laws should apply worldwide)
> or even marginally on-topic for Nanog.
>
The "Child" you speak of caused destruction over a network, the same applied for
the 2 hackers here who were sent over without even questioning the UK. If the US
Government is Satan then I suppose I am going to hell, because I sure as hell
support it.


Josh Brady






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