Parents of Gary McKinnon and Richard O’Dwyer back Lauri Love, who is accused of breaking into US military networks

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The mothers of Gary McKinnon and Richard O’Dwyer, who faced down US attempts to extradite their sons over hacking and copyright charges, have accused US authorities of targeting “young British geeks” after a vicar’s son was charged with breaching US military networks from his home in rural Suffolk.

Lauri Love, 28, is facing 10 years in a US jail after being described by prosecutors as a “sophisticated and prolific computer hacker” who allegedly broke into US army and Nasa networks in an attempt to steal confidential data.

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