Lauri Love to be extradited to the US to face hacking charges, court rules (Update1)

I will have more on this case and ruling, but wanted to get the breaking news out. Jennifer Baker reports:

Briton Lauri Love will be extradited to the US to face charges of hacking, Westminster Magistrates’ Court ruled on Friday.

Love faces up to 99 years in prison in the US on charges of hacking as part of the Anonymous collective according to his legal team.

Handing down her ruling at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London, district judge Nina Tempia told Love that he can appeal against the decision. The case will now be referred to the home secretary Amber Rudd while Love remains on bail.

Read more on Ars Technica UK.

For background on Love’s case, search this site for “Lauri Love” and you will find reports as well as U.S. Department of Justice filings and affidavits.

Update1: Here’s the ruling.

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