Tag Archives | Stealing

…Habbo Hotel theft can land you in the real slammer?

Habbo Hotel

So you’ve probably read the story about the 17-year-old Dutch kid who was arrested for stealing virtual furniture valued at over $5,800 in the online world of Habbo Hotel, but my question is this (besides the question of why anyone would pay $5,800 for virtual furniture): If he just stole virtual furniture, shouldn’t he just get put into a virtual jail?

[BBC News – ‘Virtual Theft’ Leads To Arrest]

[Habbo Hotel]

[Via: Read/Write Web]

…The Internet should be free?

JiWire

With a little bit of clever URL hacking, free wireless Internet can be yours at a variety of hot spots including airports, hotels, bookstores, and coffee shops. You’ve got to get over the fact that you’re basically stealing from the man, and that they can track almost everything you do with your now free connection, but I guess some price has to be paid, right?

[Free Internet Access]

[Via: UNEASYsilence]