American charged with hacking after snooping on wife’s emails

A Michigan man has been charged under anti-hacking legislation designed to protect trade secrets after logging on to his wife’s email account and discovering she was having an affair.Leon Walker, 33, faces a trial lawyers say could have significant repercussions given that nearly half of US divorce cases involve some form of snooping, such as reading emails, text messages or social networking.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/27/us-man-hacking-wifes-emailsAlso see:US man charged after discovering wife’s affair by reading her emails on shared computer [AP]
A US man who says he learned of his wife’s affair by reading her e-mail on their computer faces trial on felony computer misuse charges.Leon Walker, 33, of Michigan, used his wife’s password to get into her Gmail account. Clara Walker filed for a divorce, which was granted this month.
www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/husband-charged-after-discovering-wifes-affair-by-reading-her-emails-on-shared-computer-20101228-198qu.html
http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/4498179/Man-charged-for-reading-wifes-email
www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/husband-charged-after-discovering-wifes-affair-by-reading-her-emails-on-shared-computer-20101228-198qu.html

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