Tag Archives: tvshack.net
- US fails to extradite O’Dwyer as Internet freedom puts one in the win column
December 7, 2012
The notion that the USA’s laws extend beyond its own borders took a kick in the nuts on Thursday as a New York court took just five minutes to quash an extradition request taken against on British student Richard O’Dwyer. The brief hearing in lower Manhattan saw O’Dwyer speak only...
- May refusal to sanction McKinnon extradition could have far reaching effects
October 16, 2012
UK home secretary Theresa May has quashed the extradition of a computer hacker to the USA in a case that may have an effect on future cases involving the technology industry. It was early this afternoon when May decided that Gary McKinnon, the 46-year-old that suffers from autism and is...
- O’Dwyer petition closing on 300k signatures
July 20, 2012
A campaign to prevent the extradition of the “human face” of the battle between the content industry and the public has topped almost half a million signatures. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, opened up an online petition last month to prevent the extradition of TVShack.net founder Richard O’Dwyer. The issue...
- Wikipedia founder backs campaign to quash TVShack extradition
June 25, 2012
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has called for a political intervention to prevent the extradition of TVShack.net founder Richard O’Dwyer. Wales told the Guardian that O’Dwyer has become the “human face” of a battle being waged between the “content industry” and the general public. If extradited to the U.S.A. he faces...
- Affiliates warned to keep one eye on TVShack.net case
January 27, 2012
A legal expert on the gaming industry warned that legal precedent in the US in terms of Internet-related extraditions could have a small effect on the affiliate industry. A presentation by Peter Wilson, an expert in iGaming litigation, formed the second part of a session at today’s London Affiliate Conference...
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