• Lauri Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computers, sings along to a song playing on a sound system he brought with him as he waits outside Westminster Magistrates' Court, where he is due to find out whether he will be extradited from Britain to stand trial in the U.S., in London, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Love, who has Asperger Syndrome, is accused of having stolen huge amounts of data from U.S. agencies including the Federal Reserve, the Department of Defence, Nasa and the FBI in a spate of online attacks in 2012 and 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Lauri Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computers, sings along to a song playing on a sound system he brought with him as he waits outside Westminster Magistrates' Court, where he is due to find out whether he will be extradited ... from Britain to stand trial in the U.S., in London, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Love, who has Asperger Syndrome, is accused of having stolen huge amounts of data from U.S. agencies including the Federal Reserve, the Department of Defence, Nasa and the FBI in a spate of online attacks in 2012 and 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (The Associated Press)

  • British national Lauri Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computers, wipes away tears while speaking to the media after the ruling that he should be extradited, outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, Sept. 16, 2016. A judge says Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computer systems and stealing confidential information, should be extradited to the United States to face trial. Judge Nina Templa told Lauri Love on Friday that he can appeal the judgment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    British national Lauri Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computers, wipes away tears while speaking to the media after the ruling that he should be extradited, outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, Sept. 16, 2016. A ... judge says Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computer systems and stealing confidential information, should be extradited to the United States to face trial. Judge Nina Templa told Lauri Love on Friday that he can appeal the judgment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (The Associated Press)

  • British national Lauri Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computers, stands with tears in his eyes while speaking to the media after the ruling that he should be extradited, outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, Sept. 16, 2016. A judge says Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computer systems and stealing confidential information, should be extradited to the United States to face trial. Judge Nina Templa told Lauri Love on Friday that he can appeal the judgment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    British national Lauri Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computers, stands with tears in his eyes while speaking to the media after the ruling that he should be extradited, outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, Sept. 16,... 2016. A judge says Love, who is accused of hacking into U.S. government computer systems and stealing confidential information, should be extradited to the United States to face trial. Judge Nina Templa told Lauri Love on Friday that he can appeal the judgment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (The Associated Press)

Judge OKs extradition of British man on US hacking charges

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A judge says a British man accused of hacking into U.S. government computer systems and stealing confidential information should be extradited to the United States to face trial.

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Judge Nina Tempia told Lauri Love on Friday that he can appeal the judgment.

U.S. prosecutors say 31-year-old Love hacked agencies including the U.S. Army, NASA, the Federal Reserve and the Environmental Protection Agency and stole names, Social Security numbers and credit card information.

Love's lawyers say he has Asperger's syndrome, and will be at risk of suicide if he is jailed in the U.S.

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This story has been corrected to show the accurate spelling of the judge's surname is Tempia, not Templa.