Today’s lesson, boys and girls: Don’t steal your neighbor’s Wi-Fi bandwidth. From CNN.com:
Benjamin Smith III, 41, faces a pretrial hearing this month following his April arrest on charges of unauthorized access to a computer network, a third-degree felony.
Police say Smith admitted using the Wi-Fi signal from the home of Richard Dinon, who had noticed Smith sitting in an SUV outside
Dinon’s house using a laptop computer.
Surfing through other people’s wireless networks is a common as dirt … but it might pay to check the criminal laws in your state before you do it.
I see a potential McGruff commercial here …