Accused Yahoo hacker’s bail bid denied

Canadian Press reports:

A Canadian accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails will have to stay in custody as he prepares to fight extradition to the United States.

Ontario’s appeal court has dismissed Karim Baratov’s effort to fight a judge’s decision to deny him bail, saying that while the judge made some mistakes, they were not serious enough to affect the outcome.

“At the end of the day, Mr. Baratov remains a significant flight risk, and is alleged to have committed a serious offence,” Justice Bradley Miller said in upholding the judge’s ruling.

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