>Teen Faces 3 Years Jail for WiFi Hitching.

>Dude, they don’t mess around in Singapore.

“A Singapore teenager has been charged with tapping into someone else’s wireless Internet connection, a crime that carries a penalty of up to three years in jail, a newspaper reported Saturday…”

It cost him $3,855, just for Bail!

Singapore teen faces 3 years’ jail for tapping into another’s wireless Internet

H/T Slashdot

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Posted on November 12, 2006, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. >Isn’t this the place that caned a kid several years ago for spitting chewing gum on the sidewalk?BTW, it’s also a crime here in the US: Theft. If you pay for wireless internet, and someone takes some of your bandwidth, and you can prove that such theft lowered the bandwidth (value) of your system, you could charge that person with theft.

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