What's Hawt: A man from Redmond, Oregon has been convicted on 7 counts of wire fraud for assisting others in illegally obtaining access to the Internet.
Damn that sucks...
funny thing in the article he pleaded by " saying that everyone has a right to Internet access"
the courts weren't feeling that response. if he had the best lawyer that money could buy the case could have been handled differently and maybe a better outcome.
He would have to hide all his assets though AND convince every single customer to lie about making payments for the hardware mods.
Guess I have to switch back to breaking Wifi passwords again.
I see no problem with this lol.
ahahah, whenever my neighbours leave the routers unprotected...I usually change all the settings so it's locked and has some name like "dildo" or something. Given that their networks aren't locked, it's 99% guaranteed that the admin details are the same as default.
Based on the comments you should be arrested and sent to jail for this. thats stealing and a case of breaking and entering. remember the internet is srs bizniz.
You total dick. lol. That's hilarious.
He got what he deserved, stealing is a crime, whether steal a cent or a million.
This is absolutely true, the guy charged for providing the services should be guilty and also the people who accepted the stolen internet should be punished as well.
wow thats crazy this guy is another idol of mine. Idk why I look up to people like this. epic epic epic. what a Boss. yourfacewhen you realize that the internet is technically free and its a bunch of wires interconnecting with each other and communicating.
How is it free? It takes maintenance to keep all the connections working and to run the DNS servers. Just a couple weeks ago a ship took out Africa's internet wire!!!! How does that get replaced without money involved?
I don't know. Perhaps the CEOs of these companies who give themselves hundreds of millions of dollars should take a pay cut when something bad happens, instead of laying off employees.
That does not provide a valid point as to why a service that requires millions if not billions a year in maintenance should be free. I'd like to hear one.
Price gouging has nothing to do with maintenance fees. The service providers monopolize regions and inflate the price of their services because they CAN, not because they NEED to. Again, when things go bad, what does the CEO do? Does he take a pay cut, or does he lay off employees? That's the answer to the question of whether screwing the company over is immoral or not. They expect us to follow the rules, when they abandon all decency for money? To hell with them.
The folks he hooked up should help him out.
Why? Better to just deny everything and say you have no knowledge of it being illegal. That way you at least have a shot of not being fined.
LIKE A BOSS lol
how it says FAP somewhere in the picture
It's hilarious how severe the maximum punishment is.. you could beat a guy to a bloody pulp leaving him almost knocking on deaths door and get more leniency than from stealing the internet from wealthy cable firms.. pretty pathetic imho.
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