UK declines to prosecute hacker wanted in US

Due a reporting error, the second paragraph of the story "UK declines to prosecute hacker wanted in US" posted Thursday is inaccurate. The second paragraph should be deleted. The third paragraph should add McKinnon's first name, Gary. The story has been fixed on the wire, and the third paragraph should read:

Gary McKinnon, of London, has said he would plead guilty to an offense under the U.K.'s Computer Misuse Act if he could stay in the country rather than face trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, where he was indicted in November 2002.

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