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Originally posted by XL5
You can not treat radio or soundwaves that are transmitted as "items". If the neighbours have their music turned up too loud and I can hear it, can I get the police to send them to jail because its a PUBLIC PREFORMANCE? If I can, then ungaurded WiFi is also a public preformance as well.
If it rains on my property and I stop using tap water, am I stealing from whoever I pay for water?
If two of my neighbours are having sex and are being way too loud, am I invading their privacy?
This kind of thing is not an "item" as it washes over and through you.
Originally posted by badkarma90
reply to post by Tiloke
Now you're comparing me, a college student with barely any income who decides to sparingly use a neighbor's wifi connection, to a RAPIST??
This is just pathetic.
It is exactly that kind of thinking in this country that gives more jail time to nonviolent drug users than to actual rapists or violent offenders.
Seriously, take it down a notch.
And yes, you're right. I WILL have a short-lived stay on ATS, if others on this site show the same lack of any logic.
BTW, the fact that I'm doing this for free while you're paying makes it that much sweeter.
Originally posted by XL5
If you did not use a hack device/software, then yes, listen to my calls. If I don't lock it knowing that its open to people who want to listen, then its MY duty to lock the signal, if you hack it, then and only then is it illegal.
As per the sex, I'm only talking about the sounds. If they know I can hear it, they can not say I was invading their privacy, I said nothing about joining them. I'm not talking about the physical, because its NOT.
Originally posted by OTTOKARMA
Simple fact, you let your wifi access open without any encryption and someone is using it : your own fault and dont complain
Your wifi use a password and someone cracked it: that person is stealin your bandwith
simple FACT !!!
you have to learn to stop whining and compare peoples to rapist for such ridiculous events
If your wifi acces is not encrypted , its YOUR fault and you only can blame YOURSELF .
Yet another "she was asking for it" response.
So if I'm at the airport or starbucks, do I need to find and ask the owner if its free? Is it the airports wallet or is it yours, do they state "free WIFI" in the airport or starbucks?