manavmehta Posted April 12, 2005 Report Share Posted April 12, 2005 I know of many of my friends who turn on the wireless switch on their laptops in the hope that their laptop will intercept some stray wireless internet signal and thus get connected without having to pay the wireless internet service provider. Is this stealing, or would it be more accurate to call this an exploitation of a loophole? To put it differently, are my friends morally responsible for using something without paying for it, without the knowledge of the service provider, or is the service provider paying the price of not securing their services appropriately so as to prevent people from availing of them for free? And are my friends perfectly within their rights using something that they happen to find by good luck? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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