British student Richard O'Dwyer, who was facing trial in the U.S. on charges of copyright infringement, has signed a deal to avoid extradition.
The U.K. High Court was told today that O'Dwyer had signed a "deferred prosecution" agreement that would see him required to pay compensation instead of being extradited, the BBC has reported.
The agreement states that O'Dwyer will pay compensation and promise not to breach copyright laws again. Should he do so, he will be liable for prosecution.
He will voluntarily travel to the United States in December to ratify the … Read more