samzenpus from the throw-away-the-key dept.
dubculture writes "A 39 year-old man in West London was arrested for dishonestly obtaining free internet access" from an unsecured wireless router nearby. The article discusses a couple of other cases, including one where a fine of £500 (~US$1000) was handed out for, essentially, taking advantage of someone else's inability (read: apathy) towards securing their home network."
"If there isn't a population problem, why is the government putting cancer in
-- the elder Steptoe, c. 1970