This is upside down, because it's easier for me:-
RE: Oh come on
> Comparing accidental misconnects to walking into someone's house?
How do you know they were accidental? Given the story, either version is plausible.
RE: @Igor Mozolevsky @18:47 GMT
> The reason most insurance...
I suggest you revisit the definition of 'burglary' - you can easily draw parallels between that and hooking into someone else's WLAN.
> Any analogy between war driving and plain theft...
War driving is like walking up to a door and trying to open it, *but* this article is not about war driving.
RE: @AC - Something Doesn't Add Up
If you didn't know this - most perpetrators get caught because they've done something stupid
RE: @Igor Mozolevsky @17:28 GMT
> The network shows the same internet and there's no nametag on the 1's and 0's...
Accessing someone else's network is still an offence! AFAIK, recklessness is not a defence in court... Incidcentally: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4721723.stm
There's so little detail here to actually form any conclusion so we can speculate as much as we can and we may be way off target!..
@ El Reg:
Time to get thread-capable feedback mechanism guys!