|Jimmy Wales created Wikipedia. Now he’s created a petition to stop the U.K. from sending a 24-year-old Internet entrepreneur to the US to be prosecuted for linking to TV shows on his website.|
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Two years ago, Richard O’Dwyer was in his second year of college in the U.K. In his spare time he ran a website that acted as a search engine for users to find links to watch TV and movies online.
He respected the rules — deleting content when he received requests to remove it. But despite this, he’s now been accused of copyright violation and could face 10 years in a U.S. prison, after the British Home Secretary, Theresa May, signed an extradition order in March.
Richard is not a U.S. citizen, he’s lived in the U.K. all his life, his site was not hosted there, and most of…
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