Legal Question in Technology Law in Texas

A person was accused by B person of accessing B's email with out permission. Evidence was found that A person did access the email and wil be charged with Breech of Computer Security. On the day in question, A did access with out permission but B had given A permission and the password previously. What could be A's punishment is found guilty?? And if B drops the charges can the DA still pursue??

Asked on 2/16/12, 1:26 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark Dunn Mark D. Dunn

If someone gives you his password and gives you permission to access his email, and you do so, you haven't committed a crime. The DA would be an idiot to pursue this nonsense. Aren't there any rapists in his jurisdiction?

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Answered on 2/17/12, 8:47 am

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