Lauri Love was arrested on 25 October 2013, coinciding with the sentencing of Jeremy Hammond, for alleged offences under the UK’s Computer Misuse Act. The police gained entry to his home when one officer pretended to be a UPS courier. Lauri’s house was searched and his computers and other digital media property were seized. He was then detained overnight at a police station and questioned before being released on police bail...
Initial paperwork has been delivered to the High Court. We'll hear more in early 2017 - in the meantime, the Times throws its weight behind the campaign against extradition
If the High Court grants Love an appeal, it will be heard in Spring 2017. Responding to the announcement, Sarah Harrison said, "I am dismayed to hear that Lauri Love's extradition request has been approved, as this puts him directly in harm's way and fails to protect his (...)
Press roundup: 114 MPs signed a letter calling on Obama to intervene and halt Lauri Love's extradition, drawing international attention
Letter sent to the US President demonstrates strong support for Lauri across the political spectrum
On Friday a letter from UK Parliamentarians will be sent to the US President, asking him to withdraw Lauri Love's extradition warrant. Make sure your MP's name is on it!
Lauri Love's cased raised at PMQs as British Parliamentarians start taking action to stop extraditiion
by Alexander and Sirkka Love On 16 September District Judge Nina Tempia ruled that Lauri should be extradited to the US for alleged hacking of computers of various US Government institutions. The decision came as a surprise and shock to us, and to Lauri’s legal team who had (...)
Governments and corporations must rethink their approach to hackers: instead of criminalising all hacking activity, they should differentiate between serious damage and security testing, which should not only be allowed but (...)
UK District Judge Nina Tempia’s ruling to extradite British activist Lauri Love drew global press coverage: here we collate interviews following the ruling and recap some of the best coverage
The three US extradition requests now go to the Home Secretary, but the High Court will be asked to consider Theresa May's forum bar in due course