The latest case was a guy in Illinois who was charged under hacking laws for using a neighbour's connection. David M. Kauchak, 32 was fined $250 and sentenced to a year's probation.
Assistant State Attorney, Tom Wartowsk, told the court that using your neighbour's wi-fi is a crime in the US.
Kauchak happened to have parked his car late at night outside a nonprofit agency. The coppers stopped to have a look and saw he had a laptop.
Wartowsk said that people need to know that people who use wi-fi in this manner could go to jail for a year. Sheesh. Who said justice was blind? [Don't answer. Ed.]
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