Alleged mechanism hacker Lauri Love, who has won his High Court interest opposite extradition to a US, pronounced he hoped a box had “set a fashion whereby this will not occur to other people in a future”.
Mr Love, from Stradishall, Suffolk, is suspected of hacking into FBI, US Central Bank and Nasa systems.
Lawyers pronounced a 33-year-old, who has Asperger syndrome, could have faced a judgment of adult to 99 years in jail if found guilty.
His supporters warned if he was extradited there was a “high risk” Mr Love would kill himself.
Speaking to media and supporters outward court, he pronounced he was “very thankful” for a support he had received.