Lauri Love: Alleged hacker hopes extradition box ‘sets a precedent’

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.