Q: after divorce can one parent use a child's iPad to access other parents personal info. on personal device
ex husband used 8 yr old sons iPad to access ex wife's personal data from her phone because mother had a shared plan with son. ex husband then used personal info to call and harass local elected state officials
Depending on the specific fact pattern, it might match the offense known as "Breach of Computer Security" as defined by Texas Penal Code 33.02.
Harassment is also a crime, and one of the ways a person can commit Harassment is by repeatedly sending electronic communication that harass, annoy, alarm, abuse, torment, embarrass, or offend the recipient.
Roy Lee Warren agrees with this answer
That is actually against the law according to laws that have been passed. In relevant part, the Texas Penal Code states:
Sec. 33.02. BREACH OF COMPUTER SECURITY. (a) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly accesses a computer, computer network, or computer system without the effective consent of the owner.
(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is a Class B misdemeanor, except that the offense is a state jail felony if:
(1) the defendant has been previously convicted two or more times of an offense under this chapter; or
(2) the computer, computer network, or computer system is owned by the government or a critical infrastructure facility.
(b-1) A person commits an offense if, with the intent to defraud or harm another or alter, damage, or delete property, the person knowingly accesses:
(1) a computer, computer network, or computer system without the effective consent of the owner; or...
(B) in violation of:
(i) a clear and conspicuous prohibition by the owner of the computer, computer network, or computer system; or
(ii) a contractual agreement to which the person has expressly agreed; and
(C) with the intent to obtain or use a file, data, or proprietary information stored in the computer, network, or system to defraud or harm another or alter, damage, or delete property.
(b-2) An offense under Subsection (b-1) is:
(1) a Class C misdemeanor if the aggregate amount involved is less than $100;
(2) a Class B misdemeanor if the aggregate amount involved is $100 or more but less than $750;
(3) a Class A misdemeanor if the aggregate amount involved is $750 or more but less than $2,500;
(4) a state jail felony if the aggregate amount involved is $2,500 or more but less than $30,000;
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