posted on Sep, 2 2008 @ 08:42 AM
Lawyers for a Briton accused of hacking into secret military and Nasa computers are asking the home secretary to ensure he is not jailed in the US.
He has admitted breaking into the computers, but says he sought information on UFOs and only got in because of lax security.
The US government, however, insists he committed a malicious crime - the biggest military computer hack ever.
They say he stole passwords, deleted files and left 300 computers at a US navy weapons station unusable immediately after the September 11 terrorist