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Burglar who stole Steve Jobs's iPad gets seven years

Kariem McFarlin pleaded guilty to a range of burglary offences including one of the home of Steve Jobs's widow.

He got seven years. How do you think this compares with cybercrime sentencing?

Monday review: the hot 31 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 31 stories of the week

It's time for this week's Monday review: all our stories from the past seven days.


UK Home Secretary "stops clock" on NASA hacker's extradition

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British Home Secretary Alan Johnson has confirmed the House of Commons that he has "stopped the clock" on the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the United States. Answering a question yesterday from Conservative MP David Burrowes, who counts McKinnon amongst Read more…

A bad day for NASA hacker Gary McKinnon

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The latest page of the long-running saga of Gary McKinnon has been written. And it doesn't read well for the London-based hacker and his many supporters. Today McKinnon lost a judicial review, which he hoped would have lead to a Read more…

NASA hacker Gary McKinnon denied UK trial - CPS refuses to bring charges

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NASA hacker Gary McKinnon is a step closer to extradition to the United States, following a decision by the British Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to refuse to bring charges against him. 42-year-old McKinnon was arrested in 2002 after allegedly hacking Read more…