Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won his High Court appeal against his extradition to the US.
Mr Love, 33, from Stradishall, Suffolk, was first arrested in October 2013 on suspicion of hacking into FBI, US Central Bank and Nasa systems.
US officials demanded he be tried there but Mr Love, who has Asperger syndrome, said he feared dying in jail there.
Appeal judges said it would “not be oppressive” to “prosecute Mr Love in England for the offences”.
Mr Love, 33, speaking outside the court, said he hoped he had set a “precedent so this will not happen to people in the future”.
“I’m hoping that this outcome can contribute to the discussion we are having as a society about how to accommodate people that have neuro-diversity, whose brains are made up in a slightly different way,” he said.
“There is an ongoing problem with people with autism in the justice system – they have …